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Postpartum Depression (Post-Natal Depression) Summary

Description: Depression in POSTPARTUM WOMEN, usually within four weeks after giving birth (PARTURITION). The degree of depression ranges from mild transient depression to neurotic or psychotic depressive disorders. (From DSM-IV, p386)

Also Known As: Post-Natal Depression; Postnatal Depression; Depression, Postpartum; Post-Partum Depression; Depression, Post-Natal Show All >>

Networked: 871 relevant articles (30 outcomes, 175 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Postpartum Depression

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tuberculin (PPD) : 7 outcomes 92 studies in 457 results : IBA
  2. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 31 results : IBA
  3. Estrogens (Estrogen) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 22 results : FDA 1
  4. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 6 results : FDA 32 Generic
  5. Estradiol (Estrace) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 19 results : FDA 44 Generic
  6. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  7. SAS : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  8. Hormones : 1 outcome 5 studies in 32 results : IBA
  9. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 17 Generic
  10. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 51 Generic
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Diseases Related to Postpartum Depression

  1. Postpartum Depression (Post-Natal Depression)
  2. Mood Disorders (Mood Disorder)
  3. Depressive Disorder (Melancholia)
  4. Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders (Insomnia)
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Postpartum Depression

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  1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 26 results
  2. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results
  3. Electroacupuncture : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results
  4. Postnatal Care : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  5. Contraception (Birth Control) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
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