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Stress and puerperal psychosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2245259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eighty-eight in-patients admitted to a psychiatric mother-and-baby unit and 80 randomly selected recently delivered women in the general population were interviewed using the LEDS. Only five of 33 patients (15%) with puerperal psychosis had provoking agents, which is less than the figure for women in the community (36%). Provoking agents were present in only 8 of 25 patients with post-natal depression, but they were present in seven of nine patients with pre-natal depression and eight of nine women in the community with pre-natal depression.
Authors:
I F Brockington; C Martin; G W Brown; D Goldberg; F Margison
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0007-1250     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-10     Completed Date:  1991-01-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342367     Medline TA:  Br J Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  331-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Birmingham University, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bipolar Disorder / psychology
Chronic Disease
Depressive Disorder / psychology
Female
Humans
Life Change Events
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / psychology
Psychotic Disorders / psychology*
Puerperal Disorders / psychology*
Schizophrenic Psychology
Stress, Psychological / complications*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Br J Psychiatry. 1991 Feb;158:290-1   [PMID:  2012931 ]

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