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How is postpartum psychosis or depression treated?

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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Varies

First off, it's very important to distinguish if there is psychosis present without a clinical depression, a depressive episode without psychosis, or both.
There are many treatment options including a wide array of medication and non-medication interventions. The top priority is to ensure the immediate safety of both the mother and child(ren).

In brief: Varies

First off, it's very important to distinguish if there is psychosis present without a clinical depression, a depressive episode without psychosis, or both.
There are many treatment options including a wide array of medication and non-medication interventions. The top priority is to ensure the immediate safety of both the mother and child(ren).
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Postpartum

Antipsychotics and antidepressants, depending on severity and premorbid functioning before pregnancy.

In brief: Postpartum

Antipsychotics and antidepressants, depending on severity and premorbid functioning before pregnancy.
Also psychotherapy.
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