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Books

Bennett, S. Ph.D., & Indman, P., Ed.D., MFT (2006). Beyond the Blues, A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression. San Jose, CA: Moodswings Press.

Briggs, G., Freeman, R., & Yafee, S. (1998). Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation (5th ed.).
Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins.

Dalton, K. (2001). Depression after Childbirth (4th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Davis, Deborah L. (1996). Empty Cradle, Broken Heart. Golden: Fulcrum Publishing.

Hale, T.W. (2004). Medications and Mothers' Milk (11th ed.). Amarillo, TX: Pharmasoft Publishing, LP.

Jones, S. (1992). Crying Baby, Sleepless Nights (Revised 1st ed.). Boston: The Harvard Common Press.

Klerman, G.L., Weissman, M.M., Rounsaville, B., & Chevron, E. (1984). Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression. New York: Basic Books.

Misri, S. (2002). Shouldn't I Be Happy: Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women. New York: The Free Press.

O'Hara, M. et al. (1995). Postpartum Depression: Causes and Consequences. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Placksin, S. (2000). Mothering the New Mother: Women's Feelings and Needs After Childbirth, a Support and Resource Guide. New York: Newmarket Press.

Raskin, V., M.D. (1997). When Words Aren't Enough: The Women's Prescription for Depression and Anxiety. New York: Broadway Books.

Reiss, U., M.D., & Reiss, Y. (2004). How to Make a New Mother Happy: A Doctor's Guide to Solving Her Most Common Problems – Quickly and Effectively. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.

Rosenberg, R., M.D., Greening, D., Ph.D., & Windell, J., M.A. (2004). Conquering Postpartum Depression. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.

Sebastian, L. (1998). Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. Omaha, NE: Addicus Books.

Spinelli, M.G. (Ed.). (2003). Infanticide: Psychosocial and Legal Perspectives on Mothers Who Kill (1st ed.). Arlington: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Stone, Susan, LCSW, and Menken, Alexis, Ph.D., editors, (2008), Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders: Perspectives and Treatment Guide for the Health Care Practitioner. Springer Publishing Company.

Venis, Joyce A., & McCloskey Suzanne (2007). Postpartum Depression: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication after Childbirth. New York: Marlowe & Company.


Especially for Mothers

Blumfield, W. (1992). Life after Birth: Every Woman's Guide to the First Year of Motherhood. Element Books.

Dunnewood, A. & Sanford, D. (1994). Postpartum Survival Guide. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Kleiman, K., M.S.W., & Raskin, V., M.D. (1994). This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression. New York: Bantam Books.

Lasalandra, Sylivia (2004). A Daughter's Touch: One Woman's Journey Through Postpartum Depression. Quattro M Publishing. Also available in Spanish.

Mauthner, N. (2002). The Darkest Days of My Life: Stories of Postpartum Depression. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Saavedrai, B.W. (1992). Meditations for New Mothers. New York: Workman Publishing.

Shields, B. (2005). Down Came the Rain: My Journey through Postpartum Depression.
New York: Hyperion.

Sichel, D., M.D., & Driscoll, J.W., M.D., R.N., C.S. (2000). Women's Moods: What Every Woman Must Know about Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health. New York: Quill.


Especially For Fathers

Barron, J.D. (1999). She's Had a Baby And Now I'm Having a Meltdown: What Every New Father Needs to Know about Marriage, Sex, and Diapers. New York: William Morrow and Company.

Golant, M. (1997). When Someone You Love Is Depressed. New York: Fireside.

Kleinman, K. (2005). What Am I Thinking? Having a Baby After PPD. Xlibris Corporation.

Kleinman, K. (2001). Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression. Xlibris Corporation.

 

Articles

Altshuler, L., Cohen, L., Sxuba, M., Burt, V., Gitlin, M., & Mintz, J. (1996). Pharmacologic management of psychiatric illness during pregnancy: dilemmas and guidelines. American Journal of Psychiatry, 153, 592-606.

Beck, C. (1998). The effects of postpartum depression on child development: A meta-analysis. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 12, 12-20.

Beck, C. (2002). Revision of the postpartum depression predictors inventory. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing, 31, 394-402.

Clark, R., Thluczek, A., & Wenzel, A. (2003. Psychotherapy for postpartum depression: A preliminary report. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 73, 441-454.

Crockenberg, S. & Leerkes, E. (2003). Parental acceptance, postpartum depression, and maternal sensitivity: Mediating and moderating processes. Journal of Family Psychology, 17, 80-93.

Ellison, M., Hotamisligil, S., Lee, H., Rich-Edwards, J., Pang, S., & Hall, J. (2005). Psychosocial risks associated with multiple births resulting from assisted reproduction. Fertilization and Sterilization, 83, 1422-1428.

Hay, D. & Kumar, R. (1995). Interpreting the effects of mothers' postnatal depression on children's intelligence: A critique and re-analysis. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 25, 165-181.

Horowitz, J. & Goodman, J. (2005). Identifying and treating postpartum depression. Journal of Obstetrical Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing, 34, 264-273

Levitt, C, et al. (2004). Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: Methodology and literature results. Birth, 31, 196-202.

Logsdon, M, et al. (2005). Postpartum depression and social support in adolescents. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing, 34, 46-54.

Miller, L. (1996). Beyond “the blues”: Postpartum reactivity and the biology of attachment. Primary Psychiatry, 4, 35-39.

Murray, L., Sinclair, D., Cooper, P., Docournau, P., Turner, P., & Stein, A. (1999). The socioemotional development of 5-year-old children of postnatally depressed mothers. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 40, 1259-1271.

O'Hara, M., Stuart, S., Gorman, L., Wenzel, A. (2000). Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy for postpartum depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 1039-1045.

Robertson, G., et al. (2004). Antenatal risk factors for postpartum depression: A synthesis of recent literature. General Hospital Psychiatry, 26, 289-295.

Spinelli, Margaret. (2004). Maternal infanticide associated with mental illness: Prevention and the promise of saved lives. American Journal of Psychiatry, 161, 1548-1557.

Ugaririza, D. (2004). Group therapy and its barriers for women suffering from postpartum depression. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 18, 39-48.

Wilson, L., Reid, A., Midmer, D., Biringer, A., Carroll, J. & Stewqrt, D. (1996). Antenatal psychosocial risk factors associated with adverse postpartum family outcomes. CMAJ, 154, 785-99.


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