Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression

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Moodswings Press, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 143 pages
The newest most concise and up to date book written for the women who are suffering, their partners and families, as well as health professions who work with pregnant and postpartum women. Includes assessment and treatment as well as prevention strategies. Glossary and Index are included

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I read this for my certification. The book offers info on types and symptoms, as well as suggestions of how to diagnose, treat, and be helpful to the mother suffering from depression. I thought it a ... Read full review

Beyond the blues: a guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression

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Each year, between 400,000 and 700,000 new mothers experience postpartum depression (PPD). PPD is not the "baby blues" but a more serious condition that is, in fact, the most common perinatal mood ... Read full review


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Shoshana S. Bennett, PhD, is a pioneer in the field of parental depression and its effects on children. A clinical psychologist and media expert, Bennett has inspired and transformed countless lives worldwide through her radio shows, books, and videos. She is the creator of the free app PPD Gone!, author of several books, including Postpartum Depression for Dummies, and a past president of Postpartum Support International. Bennett has trained thousands of medical, mental health, and newborn care professionals on the topic of parental depression, providing common-sense tools to overcome these conditions and protect children. To find out more, visit

psychotherapist specializing in mood disorders in pregnancy and postpartum

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