“A woman who is depressed in pregnancy is certainly very likely to continue to be depressed post partum if she’s not treated and in fact it may get worse … Treating a woman during pregnancy successfully is crucial because depression itself has a lot of negative impacts on pregnancy outcome.”
Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium
Katherine L Wisner, M.D.
1998 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee
Norman and Helen Asher Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine