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Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »

Half of Kids With Mental Health Problems Don’t Receive Treatment

In the United States, about 7.7 million youngsters are battling mental health troubles. But almost half of these kids aren’t receiving the necessary treatment or counseling for these disorders, reveal new findings published in JAMA Pediatrics, reports Healio. For the study, researchers evaluated data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health. The information gathered… Read More »

Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »