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Author Nicolson, Paula.

Title Post-natal depression : psychology, science, and the transition to motherhood / Paula Nicolson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1998


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  618.76 Nic/Pnd  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 150 pages ; 24 cm
Series Women and psychology
Women and psychology.
Contents 1. Women's experience of motherhood -- 2. Competing explanations of post-natal depression -- 3. The context of post-natal depression -- 4. Post-natal care and "maternity blues" -- 5. Reflexivity, intervention and the construction of post-natal depression -- 6. Loss, happiness and post-natal depression: the ultimate paradox -- 7. Knowledge, myth and the meaning of post-natal depression
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-141) and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-141) and indexes
Credits " ... this research originally for Ph. D thesis"--Ack
Subject Adjustment disorders.
Motherhood -- Psychological aspects.
Postpartum depression.
Puerperal psychoses.
Women -- Adjustment disorders
Women -- Psychology.
Depression, Postpartum -- psychology.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Mothers -- psychology.
Puerperal Disorders.
LC no. 97049218
ISBN 0415163625 (hbk)
0415163633 (paperback)