The February issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry is devoted to maternal mental health.  Several very interesting articles to add to your reading list.

Maternal Defense Mechanisms Influence Infant Developmen

Christopher Perry

173(2), pp. 99–100

Mothers, Babies, Depression, and Medications: Understanding the Complex Interplay of Illness and Treatment on Neonatal Symptoms

Linda H. Chaudron

173(2), pp. 101–102

Risk of Postpartum Relapse in Bipolar Disorder and Postpartum Psychosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Richard Wesseloo, Astrid M. Kamperman, Trine Munk-Olsen, Victor J.M. Pop, Steven A. Kushner, Veerle Bergink

173(2), pp. 117–127

Defense Mechanisms of Pregnant Mothers Predict Attachment Security, Social-Emotional Competence, and Behavior Problems in Their Toddlers

John H. Porcerelli, Alissa Huth-Bocks, Steven K. Huprich, Laura Richardson

173(2), pp. 138–146

The Roles of Maternal Depression, Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment, and Concomitant Benzodiazepine Use on Infant Neurobehavioral Functioning Over the First Postnatal Month

Amy L. Salisbury, Kevin E. O’Grady, Cynthia L. Battle, Katherine L. Wisner, George M. Anderson, Laura R. Stroud,Cynthia L. Miller-Loncar, Marion E. Young, Barry M. Lester

173(2), pp. 147–157

Heritability of Perinatal Depression and Genetic Overlap With Nonperinatal Depression

Alexander Viktorin, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Patrick F. Sullivan, Mikael Landén, Paul Lichtenstein, Patrik K.E. Magnusson

173(2), pp. 158–165

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