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    22 10, 2007

    Link Found Between Anxiety and Preterm Birth

    By |2024-03-24T11:57:46-04:00October 22nd, 2007|Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy|

    While there have been concerns regarding the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may not always be the safest option. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign event, and a number of studies have indicated that depression during pregnancy may negatively affect pregnancy outcomes (reviewed in Bonari 2004).

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