Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

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  • Author: Sabastian, Linda
  • Publisher: Addicus Books
  • ISBN: 9781886039346
  • Format: Paperback
  • number of pages: 152
  • publication year: 1998

Every year nearly 400,000 women - approximately 15% of all new mothers - face postpartum disorders. Postpartum depression is the most common complication of pregnancy, yet few understand it or are prepared to deal with it. This book examines the causes of treatment for postpartum depression. Topics covered include: The Unexpected and the Unknown; The Roller Coaster of Postpartum Blues; Postpartum Anxiety Disorders; The Spectrum of Pospartum Depression; Navigating the Mental Health System; Understanding the Use of Medication; For Fathers and Families; and Looking Ahead.  

Keywords: Postnatal, Birth, Mental Health - Child and Family, Depression, Mother's Health & Wellbeing, Depression in Parent, Anxiety