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Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 18, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The first two articles look at the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children exposed to SSRIs during pregnancy.  We will review these studies in greater detail next week. They both indicate that the use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not increase risk for ASD; however, the studies suggest that the risk of ASD… Read More »

Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints. It showed the number of times patients needed hospital treatment fell by up to a fifth when they took the drugs. The researchers at University College London say their findings have “enormous potential”. But they,… Read More »