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    Weekly Roundup for SEPTEMBER 10, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

    Every week we review the most recent publications in women’s mental health, covering topics related to premenstrual symptoms, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, use of medications in pregnant and breastfeeding women, perinatal substance use, and menopausal mental health.  For more detailed descriptions of many of these topics, you can sign up to receive our weekly CWMH NEWSLETTER which comes out every Thursday.   And don't forget to visit ESSENTIAL READS [...]

    September 10th, 2021|

    Essential Reads: Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy Associated with Increased Risk of Malformations

    Modafinil (brand name Provigil) and armodafinil (Nuvigil) are wake-promoting agents used to treat sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea. They are also used in other settings, often in combination with other medications, to treat ADHD symptoms, depressive symptoms, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction.   Danish Study of 50 Modafinil-Exposed Infants In 2020, a Danish study reported a major malformation rate of 12% (n = 6) in [...]

    September 8th, 2021|
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