Postpartum Essays and Term Papers

  • Cheryl Postpartum Depression Theory

    A Middle Range Theory of Postpartum Depression: Analysis and Application by Jennifer R. Marsh, RN BSN Abstract: This paper examines Cheryl Tatano Beck’s middle range theory of postpartum depression: Teetering on the Edge. Concepts and definitions of the theory are outlined, as well as assumptions...

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  • Health

    three categories. The first is postpartum blues, the second is postpartum depression, and the third is postpartum psychosis. These three categories are in order from mildest to most severe forms of postpartum disorder. Causes of Post-Partum disorder The Postpartum disorder is caused by a shift in...

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  • Post Psychiatric Disorder

    Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders General Information The Postpartum Period During the postpartum period, about 85% of women experience some type of mood disturbance. For most the symptoms are mild and short-lived; however, 10 to 15% of women develop more significant symptoms of depression or anxiety...

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  • Recognizing Postpartum Depression

    Recognizing Postpartum Depression The birth of a baby is generally considered a joyful time, but it is also a time when women are susceptible to depression. Such feelings make it extremely difficult for a new mother to take care of herself and her baby and it may put a strain on the family. Depression...

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  • Postpartum Depression

    Postpartum Depression Related to Child Abuse University of Central Florida Abstract The purpose of this scholarly paper is to discuss the relationship between postpartum depression and child abuse. Postpartum depression can lead to a host of serious problems for both mother and child. Research has...

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  • Postpartum Depression

    Introduction What is Postpartum Depression Having a baby should be one of the happiest and most important events in a woman's life. However, although life with a new baby can be both thrilling and rewarding, it can also be a difficult and quite stressful task. Most women make the transition without...

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  • Postpartum Depression

    stressful task. Most women make the transition without great difficulty, yet some women experience considerable complexity that may manifest itself as a postpartum psychiatric disorder. Many physical and emotional changes can occur to a woman during the time of her pregnancy as well as following the birth of...

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  • Depression

    mild to severe. Depression after childbirth is called postpartum depression (PPD). Hormonal changes may cause symptoms of postpartum depression. Depression is a very common problem for the period of and after pregnancy. It is known that postpartum depression happens shortly after giving birth, but in...

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  • Postpartum

    The Effects of Postpartum Psychosis featuring the Andrea Yates case Women and Crime Dr.Rubenser0 Society today is burdened by the increased number of child deaths at the hands of their mothers.  Maternal filicide is such a horrendous crime that people are disgusted and yet it evokes such a response...

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  • Viewpoint : Postpartum Depression

    There were 126,826 estimated cases of postpartum depression among many Filipino women during and after childbirth in the Philippines in 2004 according to a press release report made by the Public relations and Information Department of the House of Representatives of the Philippines last May 11 of this...

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  • Bipolar

    Bipolar II Postpartum Depression: Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Sharma, Verinder; Burt, Vivien K, MD, PhD; Ritchie, Hendrica L, MD. The American Journal of Psychiatry166. 11 (Nov 2009): 1217-21. Bipolarity and the Postpartum Period Bipolar spectrum disorder generally includes bipolar I disorder...

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  • postpartum moods

    suffering from a postpartum mood disorder. A postpartum mood disorder is an illness, just like heart disease. It changes the way you act and feel and can happen at anytime during the first year after the birth of your baby. There are different kinds of postpartum mood disorders: (1) postpartum anxiety and/or...

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  • Postpartum in New Mothers

    Postpartum Depression in New Mothers Each day, there are approximately 361,000 babies born throughout the world. For each child, there is a mother that carried a new life inside of her body for almost a year of their own life. What many people do not realize is that this can be an overwhelming experience...

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  • Post Partum Depression

    task. Most women make the transition without great difficulty, yet some women experience considerable complexity that may manifest itself as a postpartum psychiatric disorder. The blues "may be a normal reaction to the dramatic physiologic changes that occur after delivery" (Beck 41). Symptoms of the...

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  • Tragedies of Postpartum Psychosis

    Tragedies of Postpartum Psychosis : Ethical Decisions and Sentencing PHI 107 Philosophy of Human Conduct June 10, 2010 Brief Outline: Description of Topic Definition Sentencing Mental Hospital Prison Death Penalty Ethics behind Harsh Sentencing Kantian Ethics Cultural Relativism Ethics...

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  • Depression

    What Postpartum Depression can do? Angela Yang RES/110 July 7, 2010 Gerry Haddad According to Venis and McCloskey postpartum depression is a serious illness that occurs after birth. Any women who has been pregnant, had miscarriage or still birth are at risk for developing a form of postpartum mood...

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  • Post Pardom Depression

    Postpartum depression (PPD) is feelings of failure, guilt, loneliness and low self esteem lasting longer than two weeks or beginning two weeks or more after delivery. 50-80% of women experience the “baby blues,” a period characterized by feelings of restlessness, anxiousness, fatigue and loneliness which...

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  • Endocarditis

     Understanding postpartum psychosis: Andrea Yates story Abstract Postpartum depression is a serious mood disorder experienced by women after giving birth. An extreme case of PPD is postpartum psychosis. This complex disorder can shatter mothers mind, body, spirit and end their dreams...

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  • nursing

     The Dangers of Postpartum Hemorrhage Abstract This paper discusses the risks associated with postpartum hemorrhaging. Postpartum hemorrhage is an issue that currently accounts for approximately 25-35% of maternal deaths worldwide (Altenstadt, Hukkelhoven, Roosmalen, & Bloemenkamp...

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  • A Diagnosis of the Narrator in \

    hysteria to her symptoms in the story. In this paper I will discuss why I feel the narrator does not suffer from hysteria but may be suffering from postpartum depression. "The Yellow Wallpaper" was written in the late nineteenth century. In that period of time hysteria was thought to occur through...

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