On the nosology of severe psychiatric post-partum disorders

A group of 57 women, who had been hospitalised for puerperal psychiatric disorders from 1958 to 1977, were reexamined in 1982. The aim of the study was to determine the proportion of patients who had suffered from nonpuerperal psychotic relapses or other subsequent psychopathology, to define the sample diagnostically, taking into account progress in… CONTINUE READING