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Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression


Pharmacological Treatment A number of studies have pointed out that Postpartum Depression (PPD) is essentially the same as Major Depression (MDD) and, therefore, benefits from pharmacological treatment with antidepressant medication, but very few studies have conducted randomized controlled trails comparing…

Postpartum Depression: When Motherhood is Not a Happy Time


Postpartum Depression (PPD): A Psychological Disorder Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a fairly common complication of childbirth and often accompanies the postpartum period, leading to psychological suffering for the mother, negative effects on the infant and strained family relationships.1 Pregnancy, childbirth…