Treatment for Depression Related to Pregnancy

Last week’s e-Weekly discussed the different depressive syndromes as related to pregnancy. This e-Weekly will go into detail about treatment for depression for a patient who is in the antepartum or postpartum period. The first step is to determine the level of impairment of the symptoms. Baby blues resolves on its own with support and […]

Light Therapy

Light therapy is a non-pharmacological treatment that is best studied for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) but has also been found to be useful in other depressive disorders. It can be tried as the primary treatment for mild depression or for antepartum or postpartum depression and as an adjunctive treatment for moderate-severe depression. It has been […]