When Baby Brings the Blues: Getting Through Postpartum Depression by Ariel Dalfen, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
When Baby Brings the Blues: Getting Through Postpartum Depression

When Baby Brings the Blues: Getting Through Postpartum Depression

by Ariel Dalfen
     
 

A leading expert on postpartum depression offers new mothers an insightful, medically sound guide to recovery A full 20 percent of new moms will be affected by PPD—but the good news is that PPD is very responsive to treatment. This guide, written by psychiatrist and internationally acclaimed PPD specialist Ariel Dalfen, leads women out of the maze of

Overview

A leading expert on postpartum depression offers new mothers an insightful, medically sound guide to recovery A full 20 percent of new moms will be affected by PPD—but the good news is that PPD is very responsive to treatment. This guide, written by psychiatrist and internationally acclaimed PPD specialist Ariel Dalfen, leads women out of the maze of depression, offering medical and psychotherapeutic options, practical lifestyle changes, and an impressive array of resources for further support. Complete with a PPD diagnosis questionnaire, a treatment plan checklist, and a table of medications and side effects, this upbeat guide also includes daily affirmations used by Dr. Dalfen's own patients when recovering from PPD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470154212
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/09/2009
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Dalfen is a psychiatrist who specializes in caring for women who have mental health problems during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. She works in the Perinatal Mental Health Program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and helps to teach other health care professionals, students, and the public about postpartum mental illnesses. Dr. Dalfen has been a medical contributor for various television networks and TV shows and she is regularly called upon to deliver public and professional lectures. She is also a mom to two adorable girls-one of whom was born during the writing of this book!

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