Marlene P. Freeman, M.D., serves as deputy editor of this section, which encourages submissions of randomized clinical trials of treatment interventions as well as well-designed, well-conducted studies of epidemiologic, biological, psychosocial, economic, and health services aspects of women’s mental health issues. See our information on submitting a manuscript to this section.
Depression in Women: New Findings
A Gender Analysis of the Study of Pharmacotherapy of Psychotic Depression (STOP-PD): Gender and Age as Predictors of Response and Treatment-Associated Changes in Body Mass Index and Metabolic Measures
Efficacy and Safety of Desvenlafaxine 50 mg/d in a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women With Major Depressive Disorder
Female Reproductive Life Cycle and Hormones: Methodology to Improve Clinical Trials [COMMENTARY]
Antecedent Trauma Exposure and Risk of Depression in the Perinatal Period
Postprandial Oxytocin Secretion Is Associated With Severity of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Anorexia Nervosa
Pregnancy and Psychiatric Disorders: Inherent Risks and Treatment Decisions
Achieving the Balance: Treating Depressed Pregnant Women With Antidepressants [COMMENTARY]
Risk of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Meta-Analysis
Psychological Response and Cortisol Reactivity to In Vitro Fertilization Treatment in Women With a Lifetime Anxiety or Unipolar Mood Disorder Diagnosis
A Controlled Clinical Treatment Trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Pregnant Women at 3 New York City Sites
Antidepressant Exposure During Pregnancy and Congenital Malformations: Is There an Association? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Best Evidence
The Effect of Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure on Neonatal Adaptation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The Impact of Maternal Depression During Pregnancy on Perinatal Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Publishing Statistically Significant Results With Questionable Clinical Importance: Focus on Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy
Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Plasma Sodium Level Is Associated With Bone Loss Severity in Women With Anorexia Nervosa: A Cross-Sectional Study
Gender Differences in Never-Medicated First-Episode Schizophrenia and Medicated Chronic Schizophrenia Patients
The Tenets of Perinatal Psychiatry
The Effect of Sertraline Add-On to Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
Comparison of Women With Confirmed Versus Presumably Misdiagnosed Bipolar Disorder
Maternal Depression and Anxiety Differentially Impact Fetal Exposures During Pregnancy
Biopsychosocial Vulnerabilities in Women
First-Onset Psychosis Occurring in the Postpartum Period: A Prospective Cohort Study
Prevalence of Mood Disorders and Service Use Among US Mothers by Race and Ethnicity: Results From the National Survey of American Life
Decreased Nocturnal Oxytocin Levels in Anorexia Nervosa Are Associated With Low Bone Mineral Density and Fat Mass
Raloxifene as an Adjunctive Treatment for Postmenopausal Women With Schizophrenia: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Depression in Women: Windows of Vulnerability and New Insights Into the Link Between Estrogen and Serotonin
Antidepressant Medication Treatment During Pregnancy: Prevalence of Use, Clinical Implications, and Alternatives
Pregnancy as a Major Determinant for Discontinuation of Antidepressants: An Analysis of Data From The Health Improvement Network
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Light Therapy for Antepartum Depression
Mother-Infant Antidepressant Concentrations, Maternal Depression, and Perinatal Events
A Prospective, Naturalistic, Blinded Study of Early Neurobehavioral Outcomes for Infants Following Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure
Onset and Exacerbation of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Are Maternal Depression or Symptom Severity Associated With Breastfeeding Intention or Outcomes?
Low 24-Hour Adiponectin and High Nocturnal Leptin Concentrations in a Case-Control Study of Community-Dwelling Premenopausal Women With Major Depressive Disorder: The Premenopausal, Osteopenia/Osteoporosis, Women, Alendronate, Depression (POWER) Study
Short-Term Efficacy and Safety of Desvenlafaxine in a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women With Major Depressive Disorder
Women’s Mental Health: Hot Topics and Clinical Implications.
Interactions Between Tamoxifen and Antidepressants via Cytochrome P450 2D6.
Distressing Sexual Problems in United States Women Revisited: Prevalence After Accounting for Depression.
Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Pregnancy and Risk of Postpartum Depression: A Prospective Study in a Large National Birth Cohort.
Time Trends in Age at Onset of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
Perinatal Mental Health: New Data Regarding Risk Factors and Treatment Considerations.
Prepregnancy Body Mass Index, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Likelihood of Major Depressive Disorder During Pregnancy.
Prenatal Care and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women With Schizophrenia: A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Taiwan.
Venlafaxine in Human Breast Milk and Nursing Infant Plasma: Determination of Exposure.
Perinatal Psychiatry: The Challenges of Making Rational Treatment Decisions at the Interface of Psychiatry and Obstetrics.
Influence of the Media on Women Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy.
The Other Side of the Risk Equation: Exploring Risks of Untreated Depression and Anxiety in Pregnancy.
Reflections on Perinatal Depression Treatment.
Do We Scare Because We Care?
Perinatal Depression: Searching for Specific Tools for a Closer Look at This Window.
Psychotherapeutic Treatment Options for Perinatal Depression: Emphasis on Maternal-Infant Dyadic Outcomes.
No Decision Is Without Risk.
The Cost of Restricting Knowledge.
Pharmacotherapy or Untreated Antenatal Depression: A False Dichotomy.
An Imperfect Literature and Evidence-Based Medicine.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Exposure During Early Pregnancy and the Risk of Fetal Major Malformations: Focus on Paroxetine.
Sexual Function in Postpartum Women Treated for Depression: Results From a Randomized Trial of Nortriptyline Versus Sertraline.
Reproductive Neuroscience: Biology, Environment, and Clinical Implications in Women's Mental Health.
Why Study Reproductive Neuroscience? A Clinical Perspective.
A Cross-Sectional Evaluation of Perimenopausal Depression.
Relevance of the 5-HTTLPR Polymorphism and Childhood Abuse to Increased Psychiatric Comorbidity in Women With Bulimia-Spectrum Disorders.
Luteal Phase Administration of Paroxetine for the Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Canadian Women.
Olanzapine Plus Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Women With High Irritability Who Meet Criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study.
Perinatal Psychiatry: Risk Factors, Treatment Data, and Specific Challenges for Clinical Researchers.
Prenatal Depression in Women Hospitalized for Obstetric Risk.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Major Depressive Disorder During Pregnancy: Results From a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Changes in Antidepressant Metabolism and Dosing Across Pregnancy and Early Postpartum.
Pharmacologic Treatment of Postpartum Women With New-Onset Major Depressive Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial With Paroxetine.
Infant Safety With Antipsychotic Therapy in Breast-Feeding: A Systematic Review.
Screening and Treatment for Women With Mood Disorders Associated With Reproductive Events.
Family and Partner Psychopathology and the Risk of Postpartum Mental Disorders.
Treatment of Premenstrual Worsening of Depression With Adjunctive Oral Contraceptive Pills: A Preliminary Report.
New Data Inform the Risk/Benefit Analysis in Antenatal Depression
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Maternal Depression
Birth Outcomes Following Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants
Sex Hormones and the Female Brain: The Toll of Variability and Deficiency
Treatment of Depression and Menopause-Related Symptoms With the Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Duloxetine
Acute Worsening of Chronic Depression During a Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of Antidepressant Efficacy: Differences by Sex and Menopausal Status
Androgen Deficiency: Association With Increased Anxiety and Depression Symptom Severity in Anorexia Nervosa
Refining the Questions in Women's Mental Health
Self-Injurious Behavior in a Community Sample of Young Women: Relationship With Childhood Abuse and Other Types of Self-Damaging Behaviors
Postpartum-Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Incidence, Clinical Features, and Related Factors
Depression: What's Sex Got to Do With It?
Gender and Risk Factors for Suicide: Evidence for Heterogeneity in Predisposing Mechanisms in a Psychological Autopsy Study
Sex Differences in Depressive Response During Monoamine Depletions in Remitted Depressive Subjects
Low-Dose Sertraline in the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Premenstrual Syndrome: Efficacy of 3 Dosing Strategies
Evidence-Based Psychiatry and Pregnancy
Exposure to Mirtazapine During Pregnancy: A Prospective, Comparative Study of Birth Outcomes
Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period: A Systematic Review
Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Interpersonal Counseling for Subsyndromal Depression Following Miscarriage
Moving the Field Forward: New Data Regarding Women's Mental Health
A Double-Blind, Multicenter, Parallel-Group Study of Paroxetine, Desipramine, or Placebo in Breast Cancer Patients (stages I, II, III, and IV) With Major Depression
Menstrual Dysfunction Prior to Onset of Psychiatric Illness Is Reported More Commonly by Women With Bipolar Disorder Than by Women With Unipolar Depression and Healthy Controls
St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) and Breastfeeding: Plasma and Breast Milk Concentrations of Hyperforin for 5 Mothers and 2 Infants