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Author Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A

Title Depression in New Mothers : Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives
Edition 3rd ed
Published Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part I Symptoms, incidence, and consequences; Chapter 1 Depression in new mothers: Myth vs. reality ; Myths about postpartum depression; Myth #1: Depression in new mothers is not serious; Myth #2: Postpartum depression is caused by shifts in estrogen and progesterone; Myth #3: Postpartum depression is more common in white middle-class women; Myth #4: We don't really know what causes postpartum depression; Myth #5: Postpartum depression will go away on its own
Myth #6: Women with postpartum depression cannot breastfeedMyth #7: Women should avoid nighttime breastfeeding to prevent depression; Symptoms of depression; Diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder; Is postpartum depression a distinct condition?; MRI studies of depression; Incidence and prevalence of depression in new mothers; US studies of postpartum depression; US ethnic group differences; International incidence of postpartum depression; Studies from the European Union; Studies from Australia; Studies from Asia; Studies from South America; Studies from the Middle East
Studies from AfricaDepression in new fathers; Summary; Notes; Chapter 2 Conditions comorbid with postpartum depression; Postpartum anxiety disorders; Panic disorder; Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Obsessions about infant harm; Responding to concerns about infant harm; Posttraumatic stress disorder; Eating disorders; Substance abuse; Postpartum psychosis; Bipolar disorder; Sleep deprivation and psychosis; Summary; Chapter 3 Why depression is harmful for mothers; Depression is not benign; Decreased health behaviors; Increased risk of chronic disease; Impact on relationships; Suicidal ideations
Sleep and suicidal ideationsMaternal suicide; Summary; Notes; Chapter 4 Why maternal depression harms babies and children; The impact of untreated depression on fetal development; Anxiety disorders and preterm birth; Trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and preterm birth; Possible underlying mechanisms for preterm birth and other effects; Cortisol and preterm birth; Catecholamines; Inflammatory response; PTSD and inflammation; Sleep disorders, depression, and inflammation; The anti-inflammatory impact of social support; Effects of maternal depression on infants
Emotional regulation and reactivityEmotional and social development; Mother-infant bonding; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); Effects of maternal depression on toddlers and preschoolers; Effects on school-age children; Effects on young adults; The interaction styles of depressed mothers; Intervention for the interaction style of depressed mothers; Summary; Infanticide; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 5 Assessment of postpartum depression; Challenges to assessing postpartum depression; Increased healthcare use; Screening for depression; Screening in obstetric settings
Notes Screening in pediatric settings
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317310303