Tag Archives: Reads

April 2021 Reads

Sharing the books I read in April and if I’d recommend them! Still going strong with my goal of at least three books per month. Hi friends! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? I hope it was fun and relaxing! Ours was a great one. P had a soccer game, the Pilot and I had… Read More »

Essential Reads: ADHD in Girls and Women

Essential Reads: ADHD in Girls and Women In childhood, ADHD is clearly more common in boys than in girls; however, in adult samples, the sex differences in prevalence are mush smaller. There is also increasing recognition that girls and women may present with a different constellation of symptoms and behaviors.  For example, in children, girls… Read More »

Essential Reads: Atypical Antipsychotics and Breastfeeding

Despite the increasing use of the newer “atypical” or second-generation antipsychotic agents to treat a spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, we have relatively little data on the use of these newer atypical agents in breastfeeding women.   All medications taken by the mother are excreted into… Read More »

Essential Reads: Using Neuroimaging to Visualize the Impact of Maternal Depression on the Developing Brain

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »