Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Constance Guille, MD

  

        Constance Guille, MD

  
SPEAKER BIO

Constance Guille, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her Psychiatry Residency Training at Yale University where she was a program-wide Chief Resident and Chief Resident on the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit. She received additional training at Yale University in the sub-specialty of Perinatal Psychiatry before arriving at MUSC where she completed a brief post-doctoral research fellowship at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center. Dr. Guille recently received a BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) career development award and has transitioned her research into the area of Perinatal Psychiatry investigating biological markers of postpartum depression.  Dr. Guille is an early career investigator, educator and practitioner. Her clinical practice focuses on the management of mental health problems in pregnancy and postpartum and provides educational opportunities for medical students and residents in this area.

  
      OBJECTIVES                                                                                                                                                               
       At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:
       

1.  Discuss with patients what is and is not known about depression and its treatment during pregnancy and postpartum.
2.  Inform women, their partners and providers of the risks of untreated depression and the risks and benefits of available treatment
     options during pregnancy and postpartum.

       

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