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Obstetric and gynaecological conditions associated with psychiatric disorder

Ian Brockington

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0145
Obstetric and gynaecological conditions associated with psychiatric disorder

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This chapter covers the psychiatry of menstruation, various manifestations of the desire for children (such as surrogate pregnancy and pseudocyesis), pregnancy and mental health, the psychopathology of parturition, infant loss, postpartum psychiatric disorders, the mother–infant relationship and infanticide.

Chapter.  13416 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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