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The pregnant woman can present a variety of mental disorders - from classic schizophrenia to depression. Using a systematic, step by step set of criteria, this book covers diagnosis and prescribed treatment, and analyses risk and cost benefits particularly with regard to drug therapy. In all cases, psychotropic versus psychotherapeutic treatments are given full consideration. Topics covered include schizophrenia; depression and mania; obsessive-compulsive disorders; eating disorders; sleeping disorders; delirium; dementia and amnesia; alcohol abuse; and drug and substance abuse.