Women and Depression

Higher rates of depression in women.

Why are so many women depressed?

Women and depression: Report of an important conference.

Diagnosis and treatment of depression in woman.

Why are so many women depressed?

Women and clinical depression.

Heal Your Brain: How the New Neuropsychiatry Can Help You Go from Better to Well . (An important book)

Did you take lithium while pregnant?

Psychiatric disorders during pregnancy.

What you should know about women and depression.

Guidelines for treatment of depression in women.

Women, depression and antidepressants.  

Breastfeeding and psychiatric medications.

More on breastfeeding and psychiatric medications.

Gender differences in depression.

Light therapy for depression during pregnancy.

More on gender differences in depression.

The diagnosis and treatment of PMDD—A severe form of PMS.

Women and prozac.

Criteria for the diagnosis of PMDD,


Antidepressants for PMDD.

Treating PMS.

A Mother’s Tears: Understanding the Mood Swings that follow Childbirth. {An important book]

Research on progesterone as a treatrmewnt for PMS.

Menopause and mood.

Lots of good information on pregnancy and depression.

Women and suicide.

The effect of depression during pregnancy on the developing fetus.

Birth outcomes in woman taking fluoxetine (Prozac) during pregnancy.

Light therapy for pregnant women with depression.

Birth outcomes in women taking fluoxetine (Prozac) during the first three months of pregnancy.

Risks of taking antidepressants during pregnancy.

Neurodevelopment of children exposed to antidepressants as a fetus.

Sleepless Days : One Woman’s Journey Through Postpartum Depression. [An important book]

More on psychiatric medications for women who are lactating.

Affective disorders during pregnancy and their treatment.

Treating depression in pregnant women.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) during pregnancy.

PMS : A Woman Doctor’s Guide [An important book]

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families.

Recognizing mood disorders in women.

Depression in women: Diagnostic and treatment considerations.

Depression in women with cancer.

Suicide during pregnancy.

The link between depression and osteoporosis in women

When Words Are Not Enough : The Women’s Prescription for Depression and Anxiety. [An important book]

Estrogen for depression in perimenopausal women.
Information on post-partum depression.

Readings on antidepressants during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Hysterectomy and depression.

Information on post-partum depression.

Use of SSRIs while nursing.

Affective disorders in women.

Overcoming Postpartum Depression & Anxiety . [An important book] 

A selection of important books on depression in women.