Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

Clinical Update 2020: Antipsychotic Medications and Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Given the number of younger women using atypical antipsychotic medications, there is an urgent need for more accurate data regarding the reproductive safety of these medications. One important question is whether these newer antipsychotic [...]

In Brief: Women with Schizophrenia More Likely to Have Rapid Repeat Pregnancy

Women who have a shorter interpregnancy interval, typically defined as less 12 months, experience higher rates of pregnancy complications. In addition there is accumulating dated to suggest that there are higher risks of neurodevelopmental problems, [...]

Estrogen Receptor Modulator Raloxifene for Women with Schizophrenia

Several years ago, we reviewed a paper suggesting that estrogen may have beneficial effects for women with schizophrenia.  In this study, women with schizophrenia were treated with estrogen in addition to their antipsychotic medications.  Adjunctive [...]

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