postpartum depression

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A form of depression occurring occasionally in mothers between three days and six weeks after giving birth, with symptoms ranging from relatively mild to a major depressive episode. Also called postnatal depression. Compare postpartum blues, puerperal psychosis.

Subjects: Psychology.

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