Postpartum depression: it isn't just the blues.

  • Beck C
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Abstract

The author has described it as 'a thief that steals motherhood': postpartum depression can have long-ranging implications for mother and child. Distinguishing its symptoms from those of other disorders is the first step in treatment.

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  • Antidepressive Agents -- Therapeutic Use
  • Breast Feeding
  • Child
  • Child Development
  • Continuing (Credit)
  • Depression
  • Diagnosis
  • Differential
  • Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
  • Education
  • Female
  • Human
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Milk
  • Mother-Infant Relations
  • Mothers -- Psychosocial Factors
  • Newborn
  • Nursing Role
  • Postpartum
  • Postpartum -- Diagnosis
  • Postpartum -- Drug Therapy
  • Postpartum -- Risk Factors
  • Postpartum -- Symptoms
  • Postpartum -- Therapy
  • Pregnancy
  • Psychological Tests
  • Psychosocial
  • Psychotherapy
  • Questionnaires
  • Risk Assessment
  • Scales
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