1. Postpartum depression is a culture-bound syndrome found in Western societies. The lack of supportive rites and rituals for postpartum women shape depressive symptoms. 2. Postpartum depression is a term used for three distinct syndromes: postpartum "blues," postpartum psychosis, and postpartum depression. 3. Treatment issues surrounding each postpartum affective disorder are different and require education and support of family members as well as postpartum women.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services|
|State||Published - May 1 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Phychiatric Mental Health