Major depressive disorder (MDD) that recurs or has its onset in the postpartum period
May also occur in mothers adopting a baby or in fathers
Postpartum depression (PPD) is similar to ...
Decreased interest in formerly compelling or pleasurable activities
Guilt, low self-esteem
Outpatient individual psychotherapy in combination with pharmacotherapy
Interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy
Strongly consider pharmacotherapy when symp...
Collaborative care approach, including primary care visits and case manager follow-ups
Consultation with the infant’s doctor, particularly if the...
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: https://pesnc.org/wp-content/uploads/EPDS.pdf https://pesnc.org/wp-content/uploads/EPDS.pdf ??[View Abstract on OvidMedline]
Gjerdingen D, Katon...
F53 Puerperal psychosis
O90.6 Postpartum mood disturbance
648.44 Mental disorders of mother, postpartum condition or complication
648.42 Mental disorders of mother, delivered, with mention...
PPD is a common, debilitating medical condition that impairs a mother’s ability to function and interact with her infant and family.
Universal screening for depression is recommended du...
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