Maternal depression and perception of teratogenic risk

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Depression in pregnancy is characterized by unrealistically heightened perception of teratogenic risk. Appropriate counseling regarding the exposure at hand can assist in reducing maternal concerns. Addressing depression during pregnancy and, in parallel, providing evidencebased counseling and reassurance regarding different antidepressants in pregnancy may avert major health risks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-108
Number of pages3
JournalIsrael Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - 11 Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes


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