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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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Dr Amy Brown, associate professor and programme director for the MSc Child Public Health, who led the study, said: "We previously knew that a shorter breastfeeding duration was linked to a higher risk of postnatal depression but had not explored the mother's experiences of stopping breastfeeding.
Risk factors identified as being strongly associated with maternal postnatal depression include a lack of close confiding relationships, poor marital relationships, recent life events, low social support and a previous psychiatric history (Dennis 2005).
Although never formally diagnosed, it's only now Mark, 41, realises he was suffering from male postnatal depression - a condition that until recently has been somewhat taboo and dismissed.
Critique: A seminal work on a heretofore largely neglected but critically important subject, "Sad Dad: An Exploration of Postnatal Depression in Fathers" is very highly recommended reading, especially for anyone having to deal professionally or personally with fatherhood based depression.
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The court found both the defendants guilty and she was held responsible even though she suffers from postnatal depression," said court verdict documents.
A MOST people know about postnatal depression but many are not aware that depression in pregnancy - called antenatal depression - is also very common.
A mother has admitted killing her baby daughter while suffering from postnatal depression.
Melbourne, July 6 ( ANI ): Footy WAG Kylie Brown wants to help other women through postnatal depression after her own two year battle.
According to the survey, 80 per cent of women with depression in pregnancy also suffered postnatal depression.
Postnatal depression is the most frequently recognised mental disorder after delivery and generally begins within 4-6 weeks after childbirth.