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Psychotropic medication in pregnancy

Roisin N Worsley, Heather Gilbert and Jayashri Kulkarni
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (10): 661. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10719
Published online: 18 November 2013

To the Editor: The report by O’Donnell and colleagues on the increasing rate of mental illness in parents of infants highlights a very important issue and is consistent with overseas studies that suggest there is increasing use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy.1,2

  • Roisin N Worsley
  • Heather Gilbert
  • Jayashri Kulkarni

  • Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: roisin.worsley@monash.edu

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