Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression

How can I take care of myself? a few suggestions

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English
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Pacific Post Partum Support Society (PPPSS)

Provides self-care suggestions to women experiencing postpartum depression.

The effectiveness of various postpartum depression treatments and the impact of antidepressant drugs on nursing infants

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Dwenda Gjerdingen
Publisher: 
Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Lexington, KY

Presents research-based evidence on the benefits of various treatments for postpartum depression and their potential risks to nursing infants.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 08938652 (Print)
ISSN 15448770 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Emotional disorders in the postpartum period

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English
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Online
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British Columbia Reproductive Mental Health Program
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Lists some of the most common forms of psychiatric and emotional disorders which can affect pregnant women. Discusses mood disorders, particularly depression, experienced by some women after childbirth. Containes links to descriptions of major depression, panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and psychosis.

Post Partum Depression Support Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Promotes recovery from post-partum depression/anxiety.

Primary Telephone: 
416-530-6850
Street Address: 
Women's Health Centre St. Joseph's Health Centre 30 The Queensway
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6R 1B5
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url (http://www.stjoe.on.ca/svc_womens_health_ppd.html) does not appear valid, removed no longer a website available.

An open letter to women experiencing or recovering from postpartum depression and/or anxiety

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English
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Online
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Linda King
Publisher: 
Pacific Post Partum Support Society

Offers suggestions to women on coping with postpartum depression.

Postpartum Support International

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides support and help for women suffering from postpartum depression.

Primary Telephone: 
(805) 967-7636
Email Address: 
jhonikman@earthlink.net
Street Address: 
927 North Kellogg Avenue
City: 
Santa Barbara
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
93111

An introduction to postpartum illness

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English
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Online
Author: 
Laurence Kruckman
Susan Smith
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Postpartum Support International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Santa Barbara, CA

Describes postpartum illness. Offers a historical perspective, as well as a definition and symptoms. Discusses the common complaints of new parents. Includes possible causes, treatments and prevention strategies.

Anxiety, stress and panic attacks: a guide for new mothers and fathers

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English
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Online
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Postpartum Support International
Publisher: 
Postpartum Support International
Publication Place: 
Santa Barbara, CA

Lists web sites that describe the symptoms of anxiety, stress, and panic disorders, and discusses possible causes. Includes information on determining the level of anxiety and whether it requires treatment, methods to eliminate current anxiety, and strategies to avoid future occurrences of anxiety and panic.

Treatment of postnatal depression

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Victoria Hendrick
Publisher: 
bmj.com
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Explains how postpartum depression is an easily treatable condition, yet it remains underdiagnosed in primary care settings. List various treatments that have achieved success. Includes references.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

When sadness follows childbirth: postpartum depression

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Corrine Mahar-Sylvestre
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses postpartum depression (PPD) and postpartum psychosis (PPS). Describes the symptoms of PPD and offers coping techniques.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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