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Author Hanley, Jane.

Title Perinatal mental health : a guide for health professionals and users / Jane Hanley
Published Chichester, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009


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Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Women's mental health : from Hippocrates to Kumar -- The antenatal period -- Postnatal depression and bipolar disorder -- Psychosis, personality disorders, eating disorders, sexual issues, self harm, and suicide -- Problems associated with perinatal mental health -- Possible causes of postnatal depression -- Recognition and detection of perinatal mental health disorders -- The effect on the family -- Effects on society -- Management of postnatal depression -- The multi disciplinary team -- Global cultural practices -- An overview of womens' perinatal mental health
Summary Perinatal Mental Health is an invaluable reference for nurses, midwives and other health professionals working with this client group, covering current thinking on the causes of mothers' mood disorders and the consequences for her infant, the family, society and most importantly the mother herself. This book covers the recognition, treatment, care and management of perinatal mental health disorders with chapters on the antenatal period; postnatal depression and bipolar disorder; psychosis, personality disorders, eating disorders, sexual issues, self harm and suicide; possible causes of postnatal depression; the multidisciplinary team; and global cultural practices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL Ebook Library
Subject Postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression -- Diagnosis.
Postpartum depression -- Risk factors.
Postpartum depression -- Treatment.
Postpartum depression -- Social aspects.
Mothers -- Psychology.
Postpartum depression -- Nursing.
Depression, Postpartum.
Mental Disorders.
Postpartum Period -- psychology.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
LC no. 2008044813
ISBN 9780470510681 paperback
0470510684 paperback