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Treating Anxiety in Pregnancy Without Psychotropic Drugs

Planned pregnancy should be a time of joy. But for working women without paid medical leave, it's also a time of anxiety. The use of psychotropic medications to address anxiety in pregnant women is controversial. This 2-part series presents a non medical approach—cognitive behavioral therapy—to treat anxiety. Part I explores one component: restructuring thought patterns. Read More

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Robert London, M.D., has been a practicing physician/psychiatrist for more than three decades.


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