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Postnatal depression 2013 update – Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)



 

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This updated module will give a GP focused overview of how to manage postnatal depression in primary care:

  • Distinguishing postnatal depression from mild ‘’baby blues’
  • Screening pregnant women for psychiatric history and current symptoms of psychiatric disorder
  • Using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale to screen women at risk of postnatal depression
  • Referring patients with severe depression
  • Managing postnatal depression in men
  • Assisting women who are struggling to breastfeed effectively
  • Using psychological therapies and/or medication in postnatal depression