• 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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  • 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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  • 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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     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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Depression
    What is postpartum depression? “What is wrong with me? I just gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. I should be happy and proud, but I feel so sad and anxious, even angry. I wanted so much to have this child and now that I have it I feel completely miserable. Am I a bad mother? Why am I so depressed...
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  • Post Partum Depression
    Postpartum depression is a serious illness that affects many women. PPD is divided into three levels. The first and least severe of these levels is commonly called "baby blues" and occurs in anywhere from 40-85% of postpartum women. "These symptoms peak between postpartum days 3 and 5, and typically...
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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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  • Yellow Wallpaper and Postpartum Depression
    Postpartum Depression In the short story. "The Yellow Wallpaper" written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, we are introduced to a woman, the narrator, who suffers from postpartum depression, a disorder in women that results from childbirth. This disorder can have serious effects on the individual and may...
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  • Postpartum Depression
    emotions may have postpartum depression, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Many women require medical treatment. Although all causes of postpartum depression are unknown, there are many factors that can put a woman at risk. This essay provides an overview of postpartum depression, the impact...
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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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  • Postpartum Depression
    were going to the consequences of her mistakes. She was under an extreme spell of Postpartum Depression. This was her defense, and in 2006, Andrea was found not guilty of murder by reasons of insanity. Postpartum Depression can directly affect anyone, no matter the gender, including friends and...
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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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