Women’s mental health: A “wish-list” for the DSM V

  title={Women’s mental health: A “wish-list” for the DSM V},
  author={John Condon},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  • John Condon
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • This article highlights four areas of mental health affecting women in the reproductive age group which, in the author’s opinion, are poorly dealt with in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition (DSM IV) (American Psychiatric Association 1994). These are depression occurring during pregnancy; childbirth-related post-traumatic stress disorder; disorders of parent-to-infant attachment and perinatal bereavement. It is suggested that, if these could be better… CONTINUE READING
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