Psychiatric Consultation in Childbirth Settings: Parent- and Child-Oriented Approaches

Psychiatric Consultation in Childbirth Settings: Parent- and Child-Oriented Approaches

by Ronald L. Cohen (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781468454413
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/04/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I: Introduction and Background.- 1. Purpose and Rationale.- Needs of the Field of Childbirth Care.- Conceptual Approach.- Other Sources of Assistance and Information.- References.- Annotated Bibliography.- Consumer Bibliography.- 2. A Brief History of the Relationship between Obstetrics and the Mental Health Professions.- The Historical Background.- References.- Supplementary Reading Lists.- 3. The Impact of Prenatal Stress on the Developing Fetus and Child.- Maternal Stress and Pregnancy Outcome.- Prenatal Stress and Fetal Outcome.- Maternal Stress and Neonatal Activity.- Mechanisms of Prenatal Stress.- Summary and Conclusions.- References.- 4. The Epidemiology of Mental and Emotional Disorders during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period.- Review of Modern Literature.- Theories of Causation.- Normal Psychological Reactions to Pregnancy and Motherhood.- Subclinical States and Adjustment Disorders.- Psychophysiologic Conditions.- Psychiatric Disorders.- Conclusion.- References.- Selected Readings on Puerperal Mental Disturbances.- II: The Building Blocks.- 5. Developmental Tasks of Pregnancy and Transition to Parenthood: An Approach to Assessment.- Developmental Model of Pregnancy.- Other Components of the Developmental Interview.- Organizing and Formulating Information Gathered.- References.- 6. Emotional Disorders and Mental Illness Associated with Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period.- Major Psychiatric Disorders.- Conditions in Which Stress and/or Emotional Factors May Contribute to the.- Disorder.- Conditions or States That May Interact Adversely with Pregnancy.- An Alternate Conceptualization.- References.- 7. Current Childbirth Options and Parental Decision Making.- Factors Influencing Maternal Choice of Childbirth Alternatives.- A Comparative Study of Women Choosing Two Different Childbirth.- Alternatives.- Conclusions.- References.- III: Consultation Practice.- 8. Models of Consultation and Liaison: General Principles.- Entrée into the System.- Overview of Models Ill.- References.- 9. Direct Case Consultation.- Case Histories.- Conclusion.- 10. Staff Education, Liaison, and Program Consultation.- Educational and Liaison Activities.- Program Consultation to Conventional or Traditional Childbirth Services….- Program Consultation to Special Projects or Services.- Program Consultation for Extramural Programs and Out-of-Hospital.- Nontraditional Services.- Summary.- References.- Additional Readings of Interest to the Liaison Psychiatrist.- 11. Psychiatric Services in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.- Common Sources of Parental and Staff Stress in an NICU.- The Role of the Psychiatrist in the NICU.- Difficulties and Rewards Encountered by the Psychiatrist Working in the NICU.- One Model of a Consultation-Liaison Service for an NICU.- Services Provided by the Child Psychiatrist.- References.- 12. Psychopharmacologic Agents and Electroconvulsive Therapy during Pregnancy and the Puerperium.- Antipsychotic Agents during Pregnancy.- Antidepressant Medication.- Lithium.- Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).- The Benzodiazepines.- Pregnant and Puerperal Women: Treatment Recommendations.- References.- 13. The Effect of Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs.- Alcohol Abuse.- The Effect of Tobacco Use during Pregnancy.- The Effect of Other Drug Use during Pregnancy.- References.- 14. Principles of Genetic Counseling for Psychiatric Liaisons.- Reasons to Refer for Genetic Counseling.- Prenatal Diagnosis.- General Genetic Counseling Issues.- Specific Mental Health Counseling Issues.- References.- IV: Areas of Special Concern.- 15. Variations.- Developments Complicating Genetic, Gestational, and Social Parenting.- Prenatal Diagnosis and Counseling and Genetic Engineering.- Legal Trends in Reproductive Decision Making.- Implications for the Psychiatric Consultant.- References.- 16. The Current Controversy in Childbirth Care: A Consultant’s Viewpoint.- Interviews with the Principal Actors.- References.- 17. Professional Responsibility for the Welfare of Potential Life.- Evolution of Fetal Rights.- Competing Interests of Maternal and Fetal Rights.- Medical Malpractice.- Suggested Guidelines for Case Management.- The Future.- References.- V: Summary and Conclusions.- 18. Conclusions and Future Directions.

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