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An obstetrician's guide to perinatal psychiatry
Between 15 and 20% of pregnant women will have mental health difficulties so obstetricians need to be familiar with these conditions. Using case vignettes to illustrate specific examples, this article will review the ...
Invited commentaries on . . . Abortion and mental health disorders
The finding that induced abortion is a risk factor for subsequent psychiatric disorder in some women raises important clinical and training issues for psychiatrists. It also highlights the necessity for developing ...
"Abortion: A psychiatric issue?": Comment
Comments on an article by David M. Fergusson, L. John Horwood and Joseph M. Boden (see record 2008-18556-003). Fergusson et al. show 'a modest increase' in risk of subsequent mental health problems in women who have an ...
Perinatal mental illness is a growing cause for concern among carers involved with child-bearing women.