Postpartum Depression: A Clinical and Research Update

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Flávia de Lima Osório, PhD (Editor) – São Paulo University, São Paulo, Brazil
Rocio Martin-Santos, PhD (Editor)

Series: Women’s Issues
BISAC: HEA024000

Perinatal psychiatry is a new area of research developed in the last 15 years, focusing on the study of women’s psychopathology in this stage of life. This book is an update of recent clinical research in this field, including: epidemiology and risk factors, the role of genetics and epigenetics, personality factors and coping strategies, mother-infant bonding, and paternal perinatal depression, as well as current and novel treatments for perinatal depression and trajectories of postpartum depression.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Post-Partum Depression: An Overview on the Disease and Diagnostic Impact on the Women’s Life and Infants’ Development
(Brisa Burgos Dias Macedo, Cristiane von Werne Baes and Flávia de Lima Osório, Department of Neurosciences and Behavioural, Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo University, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 2. Genetic and Epigenetic Aspects of Postpartum Depression
(Mariana S. Mendonça, Paula M. Magnelli and Álvaro F. L. Rios, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 3. Role of Oxytocin in Postpartum Depression
(Mariana Fortunata Donadon, Rocio Martin-Santos and Flávia de Lima Osório, Department of Neurosciences and Behavioural Sciences of the University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 4. Facial Emotion Recognition in Postpartum Depression
(Mariana Fortunata Donadon, Rocio Martin-Santos and Flávia de Lima Osório, Department of Neurosciences and Behavioural. Medical School of Ribeirão Preto. São Paulo University, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 5. Mother-Infant Bonding in Postpartum Period
(Borja Farré-Sender, Psychiatry and Psychology Service, Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 6. Paternal Perinatal Depression: A Family Affair
(Mrela Conica, Danielle Keohane and Vaheshta Sethna, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, UK, and others)

Chapter 7. Personality and Perinatal Depression
(Estel Gelabert, Susana Subirà and Ricard Navinés, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 8. Postpartum Depressive Symptoms and Coping Strategies
(Alfonso Gutiérrez-Zotes, Javier Labad and Elisabet Vilella, Hospital Universitari Institut Pere Mata, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, and others)

Chapter 9. Psychopharmacology for Perinatal Depression
(Maria Luisa Imaz, Lluisa García-Esteve and Rocio Martin-Santos, Perinatal Mental Health Unit, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 10. Trajectory of Major Postpartum Depression
(Ana Torres-Gimenez, Alba Roca-Lecumberri and Lluïsa Garcia-Esteve, Perinatal Mental Health Unit, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, and others)

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