Personality disorder and mental health in the perinatal period
Hollins-Martin, CJ 2012, 'Personality disorder and mental health in the perinatal period' , in: Perinatal Mental Health : A Clinical Guide , M & K Update, Keswick, UK, pp. 43-57.
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The act of giving birth has the capacity to precipitate extreme emotional reactions in some women, with parturition shown to be a risk factor for developing psychiatric illness (Brockington, 1996; Paradice, 2002). Statistically 1–20 per cent of all newly delivered mothers experience postnatal mental health problems (Peindl, 2005; Royal College of midwives, 2007; Yonkers et al., 2001). Among this faction are a cohort with pre-existing psychiatric disorders (Knightly, 2008), some of whom have a personality disorder.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Themes:||Health and Wellbeing|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
|Publisher:||M & K Update|
|Funders:||Non funded research|
|Depositing User:||CJ Hollins-Martin|
|Date Deposited:||29 May 2013 08:26|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 17:42|
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