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About Mood Disorders


About one in five women will experience an episode of major depression in their lifetime.

about depression

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme shifts in energy, behavior and mood cycling between the “highs” of mania or hypomania to the “lows” of depression.

about Bipolar Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

Unlike the mild worry that many people experience in response to stressful situations, individuals with anxiety disorders have intense, pervasive anxiety most days.

about Anxiety Disorders


An individual's behavioral response to stress not only impacts emotions, but also can impact physical and cardiac health.

about Stress

Medication During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Different psychiatric medications have different risk profiles for use in pregnancy, so it is important to work closely with your psychiatrist to determine the type of medication that is best for you.

About Psychiatric Medication
Patient Care

Members of the Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders provide clinical care through Feinberg-affiliate care sites. Visit the pages below for more patient-oriented information.

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