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Obstetric and gynaecological conditions associated with psychiatric disorder 

Obstetric and gynaecological conditions associated with psychiatric disorder
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Obstetric and gynaecological conditions associated with psychiatric disorder
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Ian Brockington

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0145
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter covers the psychiatry of menstruation, various manifestations of the desire for children (such as surrogate pregnancy and pseudocyesis), pregnancy and mental health, the psychopathology of parturition, infant loss, postpartum psychiatric disorders, the mother–infant relationship and infanticide.

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