POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION By N., Sam M.S. - 2 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." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief PMDD: Can It Be Cured? CHILD PSYCHIATRY MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES) BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postpartum-depression/ (accessed July 6, 2022).