Posts Tagged: Postpartum Psychosis

Defining Postpartum Psychosis

Article by Dr. Deirdre Ryan In this article, Dr. Ryan provides a clinical exploration of the differences between postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. It’s important to be able to distinguish between the two illnesses and to remember that postpartum psychosis is extremely rare. The Pacific Post Partum Support Society does not have resources to provide… Read more »

I’m Having Scary Thoughts

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Recently we posted a response to The New York Times article on Postpartum Depression. It is great that a major publication like this one is paying attention to issues in Maternal Mental Health. Our concern with the article, and which was recently reiterated by a Huffington Post article, was that women reading it might get… Read more »

New Findings on Postpartum Depression & Our Response

Recently, The New York Times published an article on Postpartum Depression entitled,‘Thinking of Ways to Harm Her’ New Findings on Timing and Range of Maternal Mental Illness. The article takes a look at Postpartum Mood Disorders in light of recent research that has changed the scope of the inquiry. It is now found that many women suffer… Read more »