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    More Data on the Neuroactive Steroid Zuranolone for Postpartum Depression

    While we have heard a lot about brexanolone, marketed by Sage Therapeutics as Zulresso, for the treatment of postpartum depression, an oral version of this novel antidepressant – SAGE 217 or zuranolone – has been finishing up its Phase 3 trials. Like brexanolone, SAGE-217 is a neuroactive steroid, an analogue [...]

    Weekly Roundup for SEPTEMBER 11, 2020: 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.  In studies looking at the neurodevelopment of children exposed to antidepressants during [...]

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    Mitigating psychiatric disorder relapse in pregnancy during pandemic

    Dr. Lee S. Cohen, Director of the Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women's Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, recently shared his insights on mitigating psychiatric relapse during pregnancy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with Ob.Gyn News on August 28th, 2020 In a previous column, I addressed some of the issues that quickly arose [...]

    Can Bright Light Therapy Be Used for the Treatment of Depression During Pregnancy?

    Every Wednesday, we have the pleasure of holding virtual rounds with other clinicians to discuss important topics in reproductive psychiatry.  So many great questions!  Last week, one of our participants asked about using light therapy for the treatment of depression during pregnancy.  This is a topic we haven’t covered for [...]

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