Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and Treatment by Victoria HendrickPsychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and Treatment by Victoria Hendrick

Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and Treatment

EditorVictoria Hendrick

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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A panel of top experts in perinatal psychiatry reviews the many recent studies on the use of psychiatric medications in pregnancy and postpartum and assesses their impact on the diagnosis and treatment of pregnant/postpartum women. The authors focus on each of the major psychiatric illnesses, including depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse, eating disorders, and mental illness, as well as on the potential impact of these illnesses on infants and children. Interpreting conflicting and inconclusive clinical findings, they spell out the lesser-known risks of prenatal medication exposure and illuminate a variety of issues that must be taken into account in choosing such treatments as medications, psychotherapy, parental education, and social skills training.
Title:Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Principles and TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.07 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781617375972

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General Considerations in Treating Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy and Following DeliveryVictoria HendrickPrevalence, Clinical Course, and Management of Depression During PregnancySanjog Kalra and Adrienne EinarsonPostpartum Depression: A Common Complication of ChildbirthC. Neill Epperson and Jennifer BallewTreatment of Anxiety Disorders in Pregnancy and the PostpartumJonathan S. Abramowitz, Karin Larsen, and Katherine M. MooreBipolar Disorder: Special Issues in Pregnancy and the PostpartumLori L. Altshuler and Carol KiriakosSchizophrenia During Pregnancy and the Postpartum PeriodMary V. SeemanPregnancy and Substance AbuseKaren A. Miotto, Elizabeth Suti, Monique M. Hernandez, and Phivan L. PhamEating Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: Empirically Informed Treatment GuidelineDebra L. FrankoChildren of Parents With Mental Illness: Outcomes and InterventionsMary F. Brunette and Teresa JacobsenIndex