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Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation For Major Depression During Pregnancy

By By Alisson P. Trevizol, Simone N. Vigod, Zafiris J. Daskalakis, Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Jonathan Downar, Daniel M. Blumberg

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Major depression during pregnancy affects between 8.3% and 12.7% of women, but as few as 12% of these women receive formal psychiatric treatment [1]. Untreated, or incompletely treated, depression in pregnancy is associated with adverse pregnancy, infant and child outcomes. It is also associated with a heightened risk for postpartum depression and chronic maternal depression, which are linked to child socioemotional and behavioural problems across the lifespan

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