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    New Research from the CWMH: Impact of Obesity on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Psychiatric Illness

    Individuals with psychiatric disorders are at higher risk for obesity than the general population, as well as for medical comorbidity, such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular disease.  Because obesity is associated with an [...]

    New Research from the CWMH: Quetiapine (Seroquel) and Pregnancy Data from the National Registry

    The newer “atypical” or second-generation antipsychotic agents are now used  to treat a spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, PTSD and other anxiety disorders.  The National Pregnancy Registry for Atypical Antipsychotics [...]

    New Research from the CWMH: Obstetrical and Neonatal Outcomes with Benzodiazepine Exposure During Pregnancy

    Recent studies have demonstrated that more than 10% of women experience clinically significant symptoms of anxiety during pregnancy, particularly during the first trimester.  Anxiety during pregnancy is not necessarily a benign event.  Various studies indicate [...]

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