Depression after Childbirth: How to Recognise, Treat, and Prevent Postnatal Depression / Edition 4

Depression after Childbirth: How to Recognise, Treat, and Prevent Postnatal Depression / Edition 4

by Katherina Dalton, Wendy Holton
     
 

Depression after Childbirth is the classic text on postnatal depression, one that countless women have found invaluable in helping them understand and cope with this devastating disorder. Now in print for over 20 years, and in its 4th edition, the text has been extensively updated and includes many new chapters drawing on the latest scientific findings.See more details below

Overview

Depression after Childbirth is the classic text on postnatal depression, one that countless women have found invaluable in helping them understand and cope with this devastating disorder. Now in print for over 20 years, and in its 4th edition, the text has been extensively updated and includes many new chapters drawing on the latest scientific findings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192632777
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/31/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The role of the hormones
3. Understanding the action of progesterone
4. The blues
5. Black depresson
6. Endless exhaustion
7. Irrational irritability
8. Not tonight, darling
9. Psychosis
10. Infanticide and homicide
11. Tales of three mothers
12. Maternal behaviour in animals
13. Who is at risk?
14. Premenstrual syndrome
15. Treat the cause not the symptoms
16. Progesterone preventative treatment
17. Stress - can we ease it?
18. The medical team
19. The three hourly starch diet
20. Careers and motherhood
21. And fathers too
22. A way ahead
Useful addresses
Further reading
Glossary

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