The course of postpartum psychiatric disorders in women and their partners.

  title={The course of postpartum psychiatric disorders in women and their partners.},
  author={Phyllis Zelkowitz and T H Milet},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={189 9},
This study examined the course of postpartum psychiatric disorders in a community sample of mothers and their partners to determine whether sociodemographic variables, life stress, and psychiatric history were related to persistence of mental health problems. At 6 months postpartum, 48 index couples where the wife had a psychiatric disorder at 2 months postpartum and 50 control couples with no such diagnosis underwent diagnostic interviews and completed questionnaires on psychological symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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