POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

a major depressive event or, less typically, minor depressive disorder which impacts women within four weeks following the birth of a child.

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: "Sharon has been diagnosed with postpartum depression."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postpartum-depression/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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