Author: Piave Pitisci Lake


Mood Symptoms During Fertility Treatment: The Role of Hormones

Fertility treatment often involves invasive, time-consuming tests and procedures, and complicated medication schedules-all of which add to the stress of the diagnosis. There have been many studies investigating the effects of infertility and its treatments that suggest an increase in distress as well as symptoms of depression and anxiety in infertile women. The psychological effect of the hormones women take...

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The Use of Psychiatric Medication During Conception Attempts

In my article last month, I discussed when to seek mental health support during attempts to conceive, particularly, during infertility treatment. As I stated then, the goal of mental health support is to help you maintain optimal functioning during a very difficult time. Good initial forms of support include self-help resources, support groups, telephone-coaching groups, family and friends, and counseling....

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Author: Piave Pitisci Lake

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