This book covers the recognition, treatment, care and management of perinatal mental health disorders with chapters on the antenatal period; postnatal depression and bipolar disorder; psychosis, personality disorders, eating disorders, sexual issues, self harm and suicide; possible causes of postnatal depression; the multidisciplinary team; and global cultural practices.
Chapter 2: The Antenatal Period.
Chapter 3: Postnatal Depression and Bipolar Disorder.
Chapter 4: Psychosis, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sexual Issues, Self Harm and Suicide.
Chapter 5: Problems Associated With Perinatal Mental Health.
Chapter 6: Possible Causes of Postnatal Depression.
Chapter 7: Recognition and Detection of Perinatal Mental Health Disorders.
Chapter 8: The Effect on the Family.
Chapter 9: Effects on Society.
Chapter 10: Management of Postnatal Depression.
Chapter 11: The Multi Disciplinary Team.
Chapter 12: Global Cultural Practices.
Chapter 13: An Overview of Women s Perinatal Mental Health.
Appendix 1: Contact List for Organisations.
Appendix 2: Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.