Perinatal Psychiatry in Context to Women ‘S Health
Keywords:Perinatal Psychiatry; post partum blue; postpartum psychosis; post partum depression; Mental health.
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,
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.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
. Copyright Policy
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:-
-Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
-Authors continue to retain publishing rights to the article without restrictions.