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Publication Date

4-13-2020

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Dr. Madeleine Becker is Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Sydney Kimmel Medical College and Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, Thomas Jefferson University. She also serves as the department’s Director of Graduate Medical Education and Co-Director for the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Becker is a national leader and educator in women’s mental health, with particular expertise in perinatal mental health, mind-body medicine and the interface of medical illness, stress, and manifestations of psychiatric symptoms in medically ill patients.

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Abstract

Overall Goals and Objectives:

Following this activity, a participant should be able to:

  1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care for pregnant and postpartum patients and discuss their application to clinical practice.
  2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes in depression.
  3. Discuss integrative medicine topics that pregnant and post-postpartum patients frequently ask physicians about.

Outline

  • Prevalence of perinatal depression
  • Impact of depression in pregnancy, postpartum
  • Treatment options

Language

English

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