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Psychiatric mother and baby units

Trevor Friedman

in Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199214365
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199640454 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199214365.003.0021

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Psychiatric mother and baby units

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This chapter will describe the background to the development of psychiatric mother and baby units in the setting of perinatal and general adult psychiatric services. It will also deal with the evidence for their effectiveness in treating and improving the experience of mentally ill mothers.

Chapter.  4740 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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