Perinatal Psychiatry in Context to Women ‘S Health

Authors

  • Suchi Pande
  • Ritu Srivastava
  • Mona Srivastava

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v9i2.2917

Keywords:

Perinatal Psychiatry; post partum blue; postpartum psychosis; post partum depression; Mental health.

Abstract

Introduction: Women’s Mental Health Traditionally focuses on women’s reproductive health,like Puberty,
Pregnancy, Menopause now it is expanding to include disorders and conditions more prevalent in females
than in males, or different in clinical features and risk factors. Perinatal Psychiatry refers to mental health
issues in antenatal and postpartum period like Antenatal depression, Postnatal blues, Postpartum depression,
Postpartum psychosis.
Methods: The global burden of psychiatric disorders in women is increasing, especially in the perinatal
period. We have focused on discussing the impact of culture on the perinatal psychiatric disorders and
management principles of different perinatal psychiatric disorders. Health?care delivery in the perinatal
group of population has been improving over the years, but still there is lot to improve.
Conclusion: A scientific and evidence?based approach is a definite need toward attaining this goal.

Author Biographies

Suchi Pande

Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Ritu Srivastava

Consultant gynaecologist, Savitri Neuro and Maternity centre, Gorakhpur (UP)

Mona Srivastava

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Published

2021-03-30

How to Cite

Pande, S. ., Srivastava, R. ., & Srivastava, M. . (2021). Perinatal Psychiatry in Context to Women ‘S Health. International Journal of Physiology, 9(2), 40-44. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v9i2.2917