Treatise on insanity in pregnant, postpartum, and lactating women (1858) by Louis-Victor Marcé: a commentary.

@article{Trede2009TreatiseOI,
  title={Treatise on insanity in pregnant, postpartum, and lactating women (1858) by Louis-Victor Marc{\'e}: a commentary.},
  author={Katharina Trede and Ross J. Baldessarini and Adele Casals Viguera and Alain Bottero},
  journal={Harvard review of psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          157-65
        }
}
Louis-Victor Marcé, MD, of Paris compiled an extensive monograph published in 1858 that surveyed knowledge of psychiatric disorders of women during and following pregnancy. This work has largely been ignored for 150 years. We summarize here what is known about Marcé's life and work, and include selected passages from his monograph. Marcé provides extensive clinical descriptions of syndromes, with 79 case examples, and summarizes etiological theories and treatments characteristic of his era and… CONTINUE READING
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