Flashcards in Perinatal mental health Deck (5)
What are some clinical features of perinatal depression
-diurnal variation in mood
-Poor concentration/ short term memory loss
If a woman is on lithium in terms of mental health what is the most likely diagnosis?
What is fluoxetine used for in terms of mental health?
Why does maternal mental health matter?
-Pregnancy not protective against mental illness-prevalence of mental disorders similar to other times in a women's life
-Increased risk of relapse if prophylactic medication stopped
-Important cause of maternal death
-adverse fetal outcomes
-deficits in maternal-infant interaction
-adverse child development