Beyond the Baby Blues

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  • Publisher: Jane Curry Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780980812947
  • Format: Paperback
  • number of pages: 336
  • publication year: 2011

Beyond the Baby Blues is the first comprehensive Australian resource guide to perinatal depression and anxiety (PND). Readers will receive solid scientific advice combined with the experiences of individuals and families affected and the professionals who treat them. The book includes the scientific explanation for PND that will come as a relief to many and an exploration of perinatal screening, the ideals and the realities, which also addresses how Australia compares with the rest of world in this area. Caring professionals, family members and friends explain how they helped PND sufferers, as well as how their involvement affected their own lives, while self-care strategies will help parents take care of themselves and their families throughout life.  Keywords:  Mental Health - Child and Family, Anxiety, Depression, Depression in Parent