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Postpartum Depression (cont.)

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American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Psychiatric Association

Depression After Delivery

National Mental Health Association

Postpartum Support International

REFERENCES:

Allen, Judith. The Feminism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Sexualities, Histories, Progressivism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Gjerdingen, D. "The effectiveness of various postpartum depression treatments and the impact of antidepressant drugs on nursing infants." Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 16.5 Sept. 2003: 372-282.

Roberts, S.L., J.A. Bushnell, S.C. Collings, and G.L. Purdie. "Psychological health of men with partners who have post-partum depression." Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 22 Sept. 2009: 473-482.


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