Twice As Many Women Experience Depression Versus Men

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Depression is the leading cause of disability for people between 15-44 years of age. Twice as many women experience depression versus men. Depression affects 8% to 16% of reproductive age women in the United States.¬†Infertility is a major risk factor for depression. Antidepressants may reduce the probability of a women with a history of depression […]

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SSRI Use In Pregnancy

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Many women with infertility suffer depression and are treated with a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The most commonly prescribed antidepressant of this class is Sertraline whose brand name is Zoloft. Increasing evidence suggests that the use of SSRIs during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with major congenital malformations. […]

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