Treating Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and Lactation
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 7&8, July 2012
Faina Novosolov, MD
Assistant director of clinical services, Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic, University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Novosolov has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.
A 32-year-old pregnant woman with bipolar disorder, well-controlled on valproic acid (Depakote), comes into your office wanting advice on medications. What do you do?