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Understanding postpartum psychosis : a temporary madness

Teresa M. Twomey 1965-

2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HQ 759 .T96 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Understanding postpartum psychosis : a temporary madness
  • Author: Teresa M. Twomey 1965-
  • Description: More than depression : differences among postpartum psychosis, postpartum depression, and postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder / Shoshana Bennett -- Psychological views and treatment / Shoshana Bennett -- Postpartum psychosis across history and in the media today -- Legal views -- Women like me, and you : Teresa's story -- After the manic "super mom" period : Laura's story -- A story of recovery in five parts : Eva's story -- Obsessions and delusions : Wanda's story -- Suicidal thoughts, an "evil dog," and a call to police : Nicole's story -- Visions of mother and child "cut up" : Lisa's story -- A maze of medication and recovery : Marti's story -- Acting well but wanting to die : Sarah's story -- Seeing a dagger, hearing voices : Tara's story -- A murderous illness : Melanie's story -- Ninety miles with a dead baby : Katherine's story -- Conclusion : what we know, don't know, and need to do to prevent tragedy.
  • Local Note: acq2010psy
    acq2010cou
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger
  • Format: xxii, 173 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780313353468 (alk. paper);ISBN 0313353468 (alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Motherhood; Postpartum depression; Depression, Postpartum -- therapy; Mothers -- psychology; Postpartum Period -- psychology
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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