Patient Care


Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders ProgramPregnancy
The Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program specializes in mood and anxiety disorders that occur during pregnancy and postpartum. The program is directed by Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody. The mission is to provide state-of-the-art clinical care, research, and support groups to address the needs of women during this vulnerable time.

Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
The newly renovated free-standing Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit will provide specialized treatment and address the needs of women suffering with these serious mood conditions during pregnancy or postpartum.

Menstrually Related Mood Disorders Program
The Menstrually Related Mood Disorders Program is directed by Dr. David R. Rubinow, Chair of the UNC Department of Psychiatry. Patients are offered assessment, treatment, including psychotherapy and hormone replacement therapy for women with mood disorders and hormonal disturbances surrounding menopause or their monthly cycle.

Women's Mood Disorders Psychotherapy
We offer therapy to women who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, or unfamiliar and uncomfortable psychological changes associated with pregnancy, birth, loss, fetal abnormalities, infertility, menopause or other medical or psychological conditions, as well those who need support during a major life transition.

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