Here's a recap of blog posts and other news from the past month.
We have now launched a dedicated page for
. This distressing and potentially life-threatening side effect of antidepressants and antipsychotics is often poorly understood by both patients and doctors. We need your help to share it as widely as possible.
A number of you may be interested in the first course offering by Mad in America. Here is a brief description and a link to find out more.
"Title: Antidepressants in Pregnancy: What are the Risks to the Developing Fetus?
Description: In this 90-minute course, Dr. Adam Urato, an associate professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine, details the role that serotonin plays in fetal development, and reviews the scientific literature regarding the risks posed to the fetus by use of antidepressants during pregnancy. These risks include pre-term birth, birth defects, autism, and other long-term neurobehavioral and motor problems.
Presented by Mad in America Continuing Education; 1.5 CEU/CME credits (US only)."
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David Healy, MD