Sunday, October 23, 2011

Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders Perspectives and Treatment Guide for the Health Care Practitioner

Publisher: Springer Pub Co
1 edition - May 12, 2008
Hardcover: 400 pages
ISBN-10: 082610116X
ISBN-13: 978-0826101167 

Susan Dowd Stone and Alexis Menken have assembled an impressive team of experts in perinatal mental health who are committed to educating their colleagues about the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression. Topics include the consequences of untreated anxiety and depression for the baby, the mother, and the family, guidelines for screening, how to determine the best treatment options for individual patients (including psychotherapy and medications), and the role of the peer-support movement in fostering recovery. This book provides a wealth of clinically useful information that will serve as an excellent foundation for Psychiatrists, Obstetricians, Family Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and educated consumers. 

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