Contribution of psychological and social factors to psychotic and non-psychotic relapse after childbirth in women with previous histories of affective disorder.

@article{Marks1992ContributionOP,
  title={Contribution of psychological and social factors to psychotic and non-psychotic relapse after childbirth in women with previous histories of affective disorder.},
  author={Maureen N. Marks and Angelika Wieck and Stuart A. Checkley and Ratanendra Kumar},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={253-63}
}
Twenty-six women with a history of bipolar or schizoaffective disorder, 17 women with histories of major depressive disorder and 45 control women without any previous psychiatric history were assessed in the 9th month of pregnancy on selected psychosocial measures. No subject was a 'case' as defined by the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC) from this time until the delivery. Within 6 months postpartum, 22 (51%) of the women with histories of mental illness were categorised as having relapsed… CONTINUE READING
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