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Puerperal Psychosis: Post-Abortion Psychosis and Its Implications for the Aetiology of Puerperal Psychosis

  • Colin Brewer (a1)
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The aetiology of puerperal psychosis remains controversial. Because of the obvious psychological and emotional implications of childbirth, there is a school of thought which regards it as largely psychogenic and therefore relies heavily on a psychotherapeutic approach.

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Puerperal Psychosis: Post-Abortion Psychosis and Its Implications for the Aetiology of Puerperal Psychosis

  • Colin Brewer (a1)
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