With collaboration of Dr. William Rayburn, Consulting Editor, Drs. Guille and Newman have created a state-of-the art issue that examines the mental health of pregnant women and those planning to become pregnant. Expert authors have contributed current clinical reviews on the following topics: Identification and treatment of peripartum anxiety disorders; Non-pharmacological treatments for peripartum depression; Management of opioid addiction in pregnancy (pro/cons of maintaining meds vs opioid withdrawal); Perinatal sleep problems: causes, complications and management; Impact of pregnancy loss on psychological functioning and grief outcomes; Eating disorders and body image disturbances among childbearing women; Postpartum psychosis: Identification, management and treatment; Working with childhood sexual abuse survivors in reproductive health care; Psychosocial aspects of fertility and assisted reproductive technology; Treatment of peripartum bipolar disorder; Treatment of peripartum depression; Perinatal domestic violence; and Management of ADHD during pregnancy. Readers will come away with the information they need to have better mental health outcomes in their obstetrical and gynecologic patients.
By Constance Guille and Roger Newman