Perinatal psychiatry: the legacy of Channi Kumar

Hardcover | March 13, 2014

EditorCarmine Pariante, Sue Conroy, Paula Dazzan

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Mental health problems during and immediately after pregnancy are a major concern across the world. As well as affecting the health of the mother, they can have significant, harmful, and long term effects on the infant if not dealt with effectively. Perinatal Psychiatry honours the work of Channi Kumar, one of the seminal figures in the history of perinatal psychiatry, and presents a comprehensive multidisciplinary review of the field. Bringing together the leading researchers in the area, it covers the causes of perinatal mental healthproblems, the biology of perinatal depression and its more extreme form, puerperal psychosis, as well as psychosocial and psychological interventions, hormonal and neural substrates of perinatal depression, and risk factors and epidemiology.

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Mental health problems during and immediately after pregnancy are a major concern across the world. As well as affecting the health of the mother, they can have significant, harmful, and long term effects on the infant if not dealt with effectively. Perinatal Psychiatry honours the work of Channi Kumar, one of the seminal figures in th...

Carmine Pariante, Sue Conroy, Paula Dazzan, Louise Howard, Susan Pawlby and Trudi Seneviratne are all in the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:March 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Louise M Howard: The obstetric outcome of pregnant women with psychotic disorders2. Ian Brockington: The psychoses of childbearing3. John Cox: Personal reflections on the early development of the EPDS4. Cindy-Lee Dennis and Therese Dowswell: Psychosocial and psychological interventions for the prevention of postpartum depression: an updated systematic review5. K. M. Abel: Pregnancy prescribing of psychotropic drugs: keeping pace in a contemporary landscape6. Michael W. O'Hara and Lisa S. Segre: Perinatal depression across the world: prevalence, risk factors, and detection in primary care7. Nine M.-C. Glangeaud-Freudenthal: Perceptions of postnatal depression across countries and cultures: from a transcultural study of post-natal depression (TCS-PND), initiated by Channi Kumar8. Keiko Yoshida, Hiroshi Yamashita, and Shigenobu Kanba: Development of perinatal mental health service in Kyushu, Japan: research and clinical perspective9. Atif Rahman: Maternal depression and child health: the case for integrating maternal mental health in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programmes10. Susan Pawlby and Deborah Sharp: Maternal and offspring mental health: from bench to bedside11. Barbara Figueiredo: Mother and father-to-infant emotional involvement12. Lynne Murray: Specificity of effects in the association between maternal postnatal depression and child development: evidence from the Cambridge longitudinal study13. Sarah L. Halligan: Neurobiological outcomes in the offspring of postnatally depressed mothers: causes and consequences14. Cerith S. Waters, Susan Pawlby, Stephanie van Goozen, and Dale F. Hay: Young motherhood, perinatal depression and children's development15. Alison E. Hipwell: Childhood and adolescent mental health as developmental predictors of the early caregiving of teenage mothers16. Carmine M. Pariante: The intergenerational transmission of stress: psychosocial and biological mechanisms17. Vivette Glover, Kieran O'Donnell, and TG O'Connor: Associations between prenatal stress, anxiety and depression and child behavioural and cognitive development. Is it causal?18. Ian Jones: Postpartum Psychosis: DDS important clues to the aetiology of mood disorders19. Paola Dazzan: The biology of postpartum psychosis: a hypothetical model20. Margaret R. Oates: Psychiatric causes of maternal deaths: lessons from the confidential enquires into maternal deaths21. Simonetta Agnello Hornby: The Children Act 1989: success or failure22. Margaret Spinelli: Child abuse in the United States23. Remi Kapo: Not a native son