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Guidelines on Management of perinatal mood disorders

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Last updated:1st Mar 2012

The guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of antenatal and postnatal mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, anxiety and postpartum psychosis. The guideline covers prediction, detection and prevention, management in both primary and secondary care, including the use of psychotropic medications in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

The guideline will be of interest to midwives, health visitors, clinical psychologists, community mental health services, general practitioners, pharmacists, obstetricians and psychiatrists, with other community agencies, such as voluntary organisations and social services

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