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Author Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A.

Title Depression in new mothers : causes, consequences, and treatment alternatives / Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.

Imprint New York : Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    618.76 KEN    Available
Description xv, 255 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-247) and index.
Contents Depression in new mothers: myths versus reality -- Why depression is harmful for mothers and babies -- Physiological influences in postpartum depression -- Negative birth experiences -- Infant characteristics and depression in their mothers -- Psychological risk factors -- Social risk factors -- Assessment of postpartum depression -- Alternatives and complementary therapies: diet, supplements, and exercise -- Community interventions and psychotherapy -- Psychoactive substances: herbs and antidepressants -- Postpartum depression and psychosis: one woman's story.
Subject Postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression -- Risk factors.
Postpartum depression -- Treatment.
Depression, Postpartum -- diagnosis.
Depression, Postpartum -- etiology.
Depression, Postpartum -- therapy.
Maternal Welfare -- psychology.
Risk Factors.
Socioeconomic factors.
ISBN 0789018381 (hard : alk. paper)
078901839X (soft : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780789018380

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