Men's experience of their partners' postpartum psychiatric disorders: narratives from the internet.

@article{Engqvist2011MensEO,
  title={Men's experience of their partners' postpartum psychiatric disorders: narratives from the internet.},
  author={Inger Engqvist and Kerstin Nilsson},
  journal={Mental health in family medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={137-46}
}
Objectives Postpartum psychiatric disorders (PPPD) can be serious and disabling, and may lead to long-term adverse consequences. Partners of women with PPPD are also affected by the illness, but their experiences are seldom described. The aim of this study was to explore men's experience of women with PPPD.Methods Eleven written narratives from the internet were used to analyse men's perceived experience of their partner's PPPDs. Data were analysed using content analysis.Results The men… CONTINUE READING