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Depression during pregnancy--signs and treatments?

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Dr. Douglas Laipple
Psychiatry
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In brief: Same signs as not

Pregnant.
The treatment, however, is different. There should be more emphasis on psychotherapy. Most antidepressants should be avoided, at least until the third trimester. Electroconvulsive therapy is very safe for both mother and child, although it is usually only used in severe cases.

In brief: Same signs as not

Pregnant.
The treatment, however, is different. There should be more emphasis on psychotherapy. Most antidepressants should be avoided, at least until the third trimester. Electroconvulsive therapy is very safe for both mother and child, although it is usually only used in severe cases.
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