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Treatment of Depression in Pregnancy: Current Trend

Satyakam Mohapatra, NM Rath

Keywords : Treatment, Depression, Pregnancy

Citation Information : Mohapatra S, Rath N. Treatment of Depression in Pregnancy: Current Trend. 2013; 16 (1-2):12-16.

DOI: 10.5005/EJP-16-1--2-12

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Pregnancy has traditionally been considered a time of emotional well-being for women conferring protection against psychiatric disorders. But depression during pregnancy affects nearly 20% of women. Depression experienced by obstetric patients frequently remains unrecognized and untreated. Lack of adequate management of depression during pregnancy may result in a potentially devastating consequences that impact upon both mother and baby. So clinicians and patients need up-to-date information to assist with decisions about depression treatment during pregnancy

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