11. Combined Treatment in Pregnancy
Published Online: 6 APR 2011
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Combining CBT and Medication: An Evidence-Based Approach
How to Cite
Sudak, D. M. (2011) Combined Treatment in Pregnancy, in Combining CBT and Medication: An Evidence-Based Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118093368.ch11
- Published Online: 6 APR 2011
- Published Print: 20 APR 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470448441
Online ISBN: 9781118093368
- cognitive behavioral therapy;
- psychotropic medication;
- treatment effectiveness;
- psychiatric illness;
- fetal development;
This chapter provides an overview of the key principles involved in providing psychotherapy and medication to women of childbearing age who wish to become pregnant. Key features of the risk—benefit discussion that providers must have with patients are highlighted. Breastfeeding and managing illness exacerbations when patients discontinue medication are discussed. Principles that facilitate collaborative care and a team approach are illustrated with clinical examples.