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Flashcards in pre/post partum depression Deck (12)
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1

mood lability, tearfulness, anxiety, irritability within 1st few weeks after pregnancy

baby blues

2

baby blue sx typically peak ____, and last for ____

peak 4-5 days, last for a few days

3

depression that usually emerges 2-3 months postpartum

postpartum depression

4

how to screen for postpartum depression

edinburgh postnatal depression scale

5

panic attacks, hypochondriasis, OCD that develops 2-3 months after pregnancy

postpartum anxiety

6

manic or mixed episode starting within 2 weeks of birth

postpartum psychosis

7

restlessness, irritability, insomnia, confusion, erratic behavior, delusions

postpartum psychosis

8

what is the best predictor of long term neurocognitive outcome

maternal mood

9

in women who don't want to take meds in pregnancy, what is 1st line tx for depression?

psychotherapy

10

what is the safest drug for tx of bipolar in pregnancy

lithium

11

what are the most common complications in modern obstetrics

psych sx

12

safest med to use during breastfeeding for postpartum depression?

whichever drug is likely to get the mother well