PostPartum Depression

PostPartum Depression

Update: 2021-05-261
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- Define postpartum depression
- Identify signs of postpartum psychosis
- Identify Risk factors of PPD
- Identify screening tools and protocols
- Discuss the impact of PPD on the mother, child and family
- Identify the cause of PPD
- Explore current biopsychosocial interventions for PPD
- Postpartum depression usually occurs in the first 4 to 6 weeks after giving birth, and it is unlikely to get better by itself.
- 50% of patients experienced depression for more than 1 year after childbirth.
- Women who were not receiving clinical treatment, 30% of women with postpartum depression were still depressed up to 3 years after giving birth
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PostPartum Depression

PostPartum Depression

Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes