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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000425827.90435.e1
Feature: STRESS DISORDER

PTSD after childbirth: Early detection and treatment

Zauderer, Cheryl R. PhD, CNM, NPP

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Abstract

Abstract: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following childbirth may be diagnosed as postpartum depression. With a thorough assessment, women with this condition can be diagnosed correctly and receive appropriate treatment, promoting a better outcome for both mother and baby.

© 2014 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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