Chapter 8. Maternal Mental Health: Working in Partnership

  1. Grace Edwards RGN, RM, ADM, Cert Ed, MEd, PhD and
  2. Sheena Byrom RGN, RM, MA
  1. Samuel Dearman,
  2. Kathryn Gutteridge and
  3. Waquas Waheed

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697689.ch8

Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health

Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health

How to Cite

Dearman, S., Gutteridge, K. and Waheed, W. (2007) Maternal Mental Health: Working in Partnership, in Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health (eds G. Edwards and S. Byrom), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697689.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144414

Online ISBN: 9780470697689

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Keywords:

  • mental health;
  • minds of mothers;
  • women in society;
  • epidemiology;
  • psychiatric disorder

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The minds of mothers

  • Epidemiology of perinatal mental illness

  • Social perceptions and barriers to addressing mental health issues

  • Future of stigma in mental healthcare management

  • Antenatal depression

  • Baby blues

  • Postnatal depression

  • Puerperal Psychosis

  • Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic birth

  • Policy Drivers

  • Midwives, mothers and screening for mental illness

  • Supporting women in promoting mental health

  • Management of serious perinatal illness

  • Existing service provision

  • Service framework for perinatal services

  • The effects of perinatal mental illness on future generations

  • The physical development of children with depressed mothers

  • Conclusion

  • References