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Author Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A.

Title Depression in new mothers : causes, consequences, and treatment alternatives / Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
Published New York : Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, [2005]


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 MELB  618.76 Ken/Din  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Foreword / Jane Honikman -- Ch. 1. Depression in new mothers : myths versus reality -- Ch. 2. Why depression is harmful for mothers and babies -- Ch. 3. Physiological influences in postpartum depression -- Ch. 4. Negative childbirth experiences -- Ch. 5. Infant characteristics and depression in their mothers -- Ch. 6. Psychological risk factors -- Ch. 7. Social risk factors -- Ch. 8. Assessment of postpartum depression -- Ch. 9. Alternative and complementary therapies : diet, supplements, and exercise -- Ch. 10. Community interventions and psychotherapy -- Ch. 11. Psychoactive substances : herbs and antidepressants -- Ch. 12. Postpartum depression and psychosis : one woman's story
Summary "This book, which completely updates Kathleen Kendall-Tackett's 1993 classic text Postpartum Depression, provides you with a comprehensive approach to treating postpartum depression in an easy-to-use format, including treatment options that are safe for use with breastfeeding mothers. Depression in New Mothers: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment Alternatives dispels the myths that hinder effective treatment and presents up-to-date information."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "This book ... completely updates Kathleen Kendall-Tackett's 1993 classic text Postpartum depression ..."--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression -- Risk factors.
Postpartum depression -- Treatment.
Depression, Postpartum -- etiology.
Depression, Postpartum -- therapy.
Risk Factors.
Maternal Welfare -- psychology.
Depression, Postpartum -- diagnosis.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A. Postpartum depression
LC no. 2004022688
ISBN 078901839X soft alkaline paper
0789018381 hardcover alkaline paper