birth there are huge hormonal changes and also the
of dealing with an infant. Almost 2 thirds of women feel sad because of
these changes. Out of these new mothers between 10 and 15% become clinically
depressed and about 1 in 1000 become so seriously depressed that they have
to be hospitalized to prevent them harming themselves or their child.
|There are no
clear boundaries between the different types of
professional judgement is needed in order to know when normal grief or and
adjustment disorder have developed into serious depression.