Articles by Cheryl R. Zauderer, PhD, CNM, NPP

PTSD after childbirth: Early detection and treatment

Zauderer, Cheryl R.

The Nurse Practitioner. 39(3):36-41, March 13th, 2014.

Posttraumatic stress disorder 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.