October 17, 2013
Vivien Burt, MD, PhD, presents: Treating the Bipolar Pregnant Woman in the Real World of Psychiatric, Obstetric and Pediatric Complications. Dr. Burt is Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is also founder and director of The Women’s Life Center of the Resnick UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 303, Basic Medical Sciences Building (BMSB)
At the end of this presentation the audience will:
1. Compare recurrence rates in pregnant bipolar women who discontinued versus those who continued mood stabilizers in pregnancy.
2. List possible complications that should be discussed with women who are considering the use of psychiatric medications in pregnancy.
3. List possible complications to the fetus of withholding psychiatric medications in bipolar pregnant
All psychiatrists, other physicians, fellows, psychiatric residents, medical students and behavioral health providers -- as well as members of the public -- are welcome to attend. Admission is free.
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