Psychological therapy more effective than medication for PND

Treatment of postnatal depression with cognitive behavioural therapy, sertraline and combination therapy: A randomised controlled trial. 

Jeannette Milgrom, Alan W Gemmill, Jennifer Ericksen, Graham Burrows, Anne Buist and John Reece.

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In a randomised controlled trial, CBT was found to be more effective in the treatment of PND than sertraline, a commonly prescribed antidepressant, or a combination of the two treatment modalities.

The article was published in the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. See: Milgrom, J., Gemmill, A. W., Ericksen, J., Burrows, G., Buist, A., & Reece, J. (2015). Treatment of postnatal depression with cognitive behavioural therapy, sertraline and combination therapy: A randomised controlled trial. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0004867414565474.