This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]

Overcoming Postpartum Depression

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By Karen R. Kleiman

By Valerie Davis Raskin, MD

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Written by two postpartum experts, a definitive guide offering compassionate support and solid advice on dealing with every aspect of Postpartum Depression (PPD).

If you or someone you love is among the one in seven women stricken by PPD, you know how hard it is to get real help. This proven self-help program, which can be used alone or with a support group or therapist, will help you monitor each phase of illness, recognize when you need professional help, cope with daily life, and recover with new strength and confidence. Learn how to:

  • Identify the symptoms of PPD and distinguish it from “baby blues”
  • Deal with panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive urges, and stress overload
  • Break the cycle of shame and negative thoughts
  • Mobilize support from your husband or partner, family, and friends
  • Seek and evaluate treatment options
  • Cope with the disappointment and loss of self-esteem
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    On Sale
    Oct 29, 2013
    Page Count
    336 pages
    ISBN-13
    9780738216942

    Karen R. Kleiman

    About the Author

    Karen Kleiman, MSW, LCSW, an international expert on postpartum depression, is the founder of The Postpartum Stress Center in Bryn Mawr, PA.

    Valerie Davis Raskin, MD, is a Regional Medical Officer-Psychiatrist with the United States Foreign Service. She was formerly Chief of the Psychiatry Service and the Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, where she worked in the Women’s Health Clinic, and was cofounder of the Women’s Psychiatry Service in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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