Extent, timing and persistence of emotional disorders following childbirth.

@article{Nott1987ExtentTA,
  title={Extent, timing and persistence of emotional disorders following childbirth.},
  author={Philip Nott},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1987},
  volume={151},
  pages={
          523-7
        }
}
  • Philip Nott
  • Published 1987 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
A three-stage community survey of a representative group of Southampton mothers was carried out. A semi-structured psychiatric interview was administered at 3, 9 and 15 months post-partum. The results of these interviews are presented and used to assess the extent and timing of psychiatric disorders arising in this period. In contrast to previous studies, it was found that the highest incidence of new cases, variously defined, occurred between the third and ninth month post-partum and not… CONTINUE READING

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