A new study looks at the effects of telephone-delivered depression care management in postpartum women. The July issue of Birth Defects Research features a collection of reviews on perinatal mental health.
Wisner KL, Sit DKY, McShea M, Luther JF, Eng HF, Dills JL, Moses-Kolko EL, Wisniewski SR. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 8.
In women with postpartum depression, clinicians compared telephone-delivered depression care management (DCM) to enhanced usual care(EUC). Both DCM and EUC favorably impacted depression symptom levels and function.
Ornoy A, Koren G. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Jul 17;109(12):898-908. Review.
Kronenfeld N, Berlin M, Shaniv D, Berkovitch M. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Jul 17;109(12):957-997.
Rotem-Kohavi N, Oberlander TF. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Jul 17;109(12):909-923. Review.
Howdeshell KL, Ornoy A. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Jul 17;109(12):877-878.
Ornoy A, Weinstein-Fudim L, Ergaz Z. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Jul 17;109(12):933-956. Review.
Ornoy A. Reprod Toxicol. 2017 Sep;72:191-200. Epub 2017 May 8.
Diav-Citrin O, Shechtman S, Zvi N, Finkel-Pekarsky V, Ornoy A. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Sep 1;109(15):1196-1203. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
The rate of major congenital anomalies was similar between 218 lamotrigine exposed pregnancies (208 in the first trimester) and 865 non-exposed pregnancies. There was no case of oral cleft in the lamotrigine-exposed group.
Dennis CL, Brown HK, Brennenstuhl S. Midwifery. 2017 Jul 29;54:18-24.
Following further psychometric testing, the Postpartum Partner Support Scale may be used to (1) identify women with inadequate partner support who are at risk for poor mental health, (2) individualise postnatal care, and (3) evaluate preventive interventions.
Weiser M, Levi L, Burshtein S, Hagin M, Matei VP, Podea D, Miclu?ia I, Tiugan A, P?cal? B, Grecu IG, Noy A, Zamora D, Davis JM. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;78(7):e758-e765.
The estrogen receptor modulator raloxifene did not appear to benefit postmenopausal women with schizophrenia.