Postpartum psychiatric problems.
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Postpartum psychiatric problems. by Hamilton, James Alexander

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English


  • Pregnancy -- Complications.,
  • Mental illness.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsRG588 .H3
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5847922M
LC Control Number62007261

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A book by renowned Californian psychiatrist Dr. James Alexander Hamilton, this book deals with the illness nowadays known as Postpartum Depression (PPD).   Postpartum Mental Health Disorders: A Casebook offers brief, practical guidance on the recognition and management of postpartum mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, posttraumatic stress disorders, personality disorders and eating disorders. Manufacturer: Oxford University Press. In Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and Treatment, a panel of top experts in perinatal psychiatry reviews the many recent studies on the use of psychiatric medications in pregnancy and postpartum and assesses their impact on the diagnosis and treatment of pregnant/postpartum women. Medical Insurance Litigation Problems of Postpartum Patients was published in Postpartum Psychiatric Illness on page

Part II presents the best of current treatment methods. Part III examines in detail evidence implicating organic changes during the puerperium in the etiology of postpartum illness. Part IV looks at problems that exist because post‐ partum psychiatric illness has been virtually overlooked by modern science. Thought to be brought on by hormonal shifts and sleep deprivation, postpartum psychosis affects 1 to 2 out of 1, new moms, and those with a history .   Cho’s title refers to the perceived hell in which the author finds herself a couple of months after her son is born, a hell that the reader quickly learns is the inpatient unit of a mental.   Postpartum psychiatric disorder 1. By: Ismah Haron Ruzanna Rosslan Noraini Tukiran (Faculty of Medicine UiTM) POSTPARTUM PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS 06/08/ 2. 2 1. Postpartum blues 3. Postpartum psychosis 2. Postpartum depression 3. 3 Introduction • Postpartum blues: Onset during the first few weeks after delivery.

Mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder may surface during or after pregnancy. Additionally, birth-related post-traumatic stress disorder or a severe but rare condition called postpartum psychosis can happen following childbirth. Course and prognosis of mental health problems in the pregnancy and the postnatal period. There is little evidence that the underlying course of most pre-existing mental health problems is significantly altered during this time, with the exception of bipolar disorder (which shows an increased rate of relapse and first presentation, see Section ), and lower rates . This book examines the symptoms, causes, and treatment of postpartum depression. Topics covered include: risk factors for postpartum disorders, effects of a mother’s depression on her baby, how medications and psychotherapy can help, mental health treatments and medications, and emotional support for new fathers. Pregnancy and the postpartum period are widely considered periods of increased vulnerability to psychiatric disorders. 1 – 12 Psychiatric disorders during pregnancy are associated with poor maternal health 13 – 19 and inadequate prenatal care. 20 – 22 Maternal psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period are also associated with numerous adverse .