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Modern management of perinatal psychiatric disorders.

9781904671367

Modern management of perinatal psychiatric disorders.

Henshaw, Carol et al.

RCPsych Publications

2009

274 pages

$50.00

Paperback

RG852

This work overviews mental health problems that may recur in pregnancy and childbirth, and those that may arise following delivery, covering not only post-natal depression, but also personality disorders, anxiety disorders, and other psychotic and non-psychotic disorders. Emphasis is on the biopsychosocial perspective and the meaning of the illness for the mother and her family. Coverage progresses from historical perspectives and classification issues to perinatal depression and adjustment, puerperal psychosis, substance misuse, screening and prevention, physical treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding, service provisions, and perinatal psychiatry in multi-ethnic societies. Appendices list support organizations and provide a brief depression scale. The book relies on data from the UK's Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths (CEMD). The readership for the book includes trainees in perinatal psychiatry, general adult psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, obstetricians, midwives, and health visitors. Henshaw is affiliated with the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Perinatal Section. The book is distributed in the US by Publishers Storage and Shipping Company.

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