Therapy and the Postpartum Woman

Notes on Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek Their Help

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135856338

Category: Psychology

Page: 250

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This book provides a comprehensive look at effective therapy for postpartum depression. Using a blend of professional objectivity, evidence-based research, and personal, straight-forward suggestions gathered from years of experience, this book brings the reader into the private world of therapy with the postpartum woman. Based on Psychodynamic and Cognitive-Behavioral theories, and on D.W. Winnicott's "good-enough mother" and the "holding environment" in particular, the book is written by a therapist who has specialized in the treatment of postpartum depression for over 20 years. Therapy and the Postpartum Woman will serve as a companion tool for clinicians and the women they treat.

Therapy and the Postpartum Woman

Notes on Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek their Help

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113585632X

Category: Psychology

Page: 250

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This book provides a comprehensive look at effective therapy for postpartum depression. Using a blend of professional objectivity, evidence-based research, and personal, straight-forward suggestions gathered from years of experience, this book brings the reader into the private world of therapy with the postpartum woman. Based on Psychodynamic and Cognitive-Behavioral theories, and on D.W. Winnicott's "good-enough mother" and the "holding environment" in particular, the book is written by a therapist who has specialized in the treatment of postpartum depression for over 20 years. Therapy and the Postpartum Woman will serve as a companion tool for clinicians and the women they treat.

Therapy and the Postpartum Woman

Notes on Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek their Help

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0203893913

Category: Psychology

Page: 250

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This book provides a comprehensive look at effective therapy for postpartum depression. Using a blend of professional objectivity, evidence-based research, and personal, straight-forward suggestions gathered from years of experience, this book brings the reader into the private world of therapy with the postpartum woman. Based on Psychodynamic and Cognitive-Behavioral theories, and on D.W. Winnicott's "good-enough mother" and the "holding environment" in particular, the book is written by a therapist who has specialized in the treatment of postpartum depression for over 20 years. Therapy and the Postpartum Woman will serve as a companion tool for clinicians and the women they treat.

The Art of Holding in Therapy

An Essential Intervention for Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317444981

Category: Psychology

Page: 275

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First conceptualized by D.W. Winnicott, holding in this book refers to a therapist’s capacity to respond to postpartum distress in a way that facilitates an immediate and successful therapeutic alliance. Readers will learn how to contain high levels of agitation, fear, and panic in a way that cultivates trust and the early stages of connectedness. Also addressed through vignettes are personality types that make holding difficult, styles of ineffective holding, and how to modify holding techniques to accommodate the individual woman. A must-read for postpartum professionals, the techniques learned in this book will help clients achieve meaningful and enduring recovery.

Treating Postnatal Depression

A Psychological Approach for Health Care Practitioners

Author: Jeannette Milgrom,Paul R. Martin,Lisa M. Negri

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 265

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This book draws together a wide range of current theories and research into a comprehensive framework for therapeutic interventions in women suffering depression following childbearing. The authors outline clinical guidelines and detailed intervention prodedures that have been found to be highly effective at reducing the symptoms of depression, improving maternal functioning and self-esteem, treating marital/partner issues, dealing with parent-infant difficulties and helping clients to maximise available support networks.

Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts

Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood

Author: Karen Kleiman,Amy Wenzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136857702

Category: Psychology

Page: 267

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What if I drop my baby when I go down the steps? What if I burn the baby in the bathtub? Thoughts like these can be frightening to new mothers, but are a common symptom pregnant and postpartum women can experience. Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts addresses the nature of these intrusive, negative and unwanted thoughts. Kleiman and Wenzel offer answers to the women who seek information, clarification, and validation in this useful resource for healthcare professionals working with these mothers. Written by two clinicians who have established themselves as leading experts and authors in this specialized field, this book maintains a compassionate tone that will be a voice familiar to many women in the postpartum community. Whether you must confront these negative notions personally or in your practice, this book will explain what these thoughts are, why they are there, and what can be done about them.

Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders

Perspectives and Treatment Guide for the Health Care Practitioner

Author: Susan Dowd Stone, MSW, LCSW,Alexis E. Menken, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826101174

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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"As a psychotherapist and educator of future mental health practitioners, I believe this work fills an important gap in reference books for professionals who care for childbearing women. Since the volume provides invaluable neurobiological research on depression and anxiety, I recommend this work to all health and mental health professionals."--Illness, Crisis and Loss Over the past three years, pregnancy related mood disorders have become the focus of health care advocates and legislators alike with subsequent reflection in nationwide media. Statistics on the prevalence of perinatal mood disorders suggest that up to 20% of women experience diagnosable pregnancy related mood disorders. The growing recognition of these common disorders, coupled with an increasing knowledge base about the dire consequences of untreated maternal depression, has propelled this issue to the fore of national public health priorities. This increasing awareness has also resulted in recent legislative and healthcare initiatives to screen, assess, and treat such disorders. On April 13, 2006, Governor Jon S. Corzine (D -NJ) signed a law requiring all new mothers to be educated and screened for postpartum depression. This law is the first of its kind in the country, but many states and federal advocates are proposing similar laws. The motivation for states and the federal government to adopt education and screening program is high and may soon be a federal mandate. But a major barrier to successful implementation of such programs is the lack of available resources to train healthcare professionals in this specialty. This book offers a major resource for healthcare professionals, mental health professionals, and medical, nursing, psychology, and social work students who will be confronting this problem in their practices. The contributions, by renowned experts, fill a glaring gap in the knowledge professionals need in order to successfully manage maternal mental health.

This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]

Overcoming Postpartum Depression

Author: Karen Kleiman,Valerie Raskin

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

ISBN: 0738216933

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

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"Pregnancy/Parenting: 1 in 5 postpartum women suffer from disorders on the postpartum spectrum; another 20-30% of new mothers deal with above-average anxiety. First published in 1994, this go-to resource for postpartum depression has been completely revised and updated, helping women--and their partners--sort through all the noise and myths so they can focus on getting the help they need"--

This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]

Overcoming Postpartum Depression

Author: Karen R. Kleiman,Valerie Davis Raskin, M.D.

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

ISBN: 0738216941

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

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If you or someone you love is among the one in seven women stricken by PPD, you know how hard it is to get real help. In this definitive guide, postpartum experts Karen Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin offer compassionate support and solid advice on dealing with every aspect of PPD. Their proven self-help program, which can be used alone or with a support group or therapist, will help you monitor each phase of illness, recognize when you need professional help, cope with daily life, and recover with new strength and confidence. Learn how to: Identify the symptoms of PPD and distinguish it from "baby blues" Deal with panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive urges, and stress overload Break the cycle of shame and negative thoughts Mobilize support from your husband or partner, family, and friends Seek and evaluate treatment options Cope with the disappointment and loss of self-esteem


Tokens of Affection

Reclaiming Your Marriage After Postpartum Depression

Author: Karen Kleiman,Amy Wenzel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113509361X

Category: Psychology

Page: 226

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Postpartum depression is hard on a marriage. In their private practices, authors Karen Kleiman and Amy Wenzel often find themselves face-to-face with marriages that are suffocating, as if the depression has sucked the life out of a relationship that was only prepared for the anticipated joy of pending childbirth. What happens to marriage? Why do couples become angry, isolated, and disconnected? Tokens of Affection looks closely at marriages that have withstood the passing storm of depression and are now seeking, or in need of, direction back to their previous levels of functioning and connectedness. The reader is introduced to a model of collaboration that refers to 8 specific features, which guide postpartum couples back from depression. These features, framed as “Tokens,” are based on marital therapy literature and serve as a reminder that these are not just communication skill-building techniques; they are gift-giving gestures on behalf of their relationship. A reparative resource, Tokens of Affection helps couples find renewed harmony, a solid relational ground, and reconnection.

Moods in Motion

A Coloring and Healing Book for Postpartum Moms

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533319081

Category:

Page: 66

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Created by an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of postpartum depression and anxiety, and author of several books on perinatal distress, this book provides the perfect format to introduce a postpartum woman to evidence-based recommendations for healing. Moods in Motion is a unique coloring book which addresses the specific areas of distress facing new mothers. Each illustration depicts a symptom followed by an adjoining illustration along with descriptions of recommendations for healing. We are learning more about the benefits of art therapy techniques to distract an anxious mind. Unfortunately, negative, unwanted thoughts are a common phenomenon causing much stress to postpartum women. Moods in Motion provides a restorative tool so moms can gain control over how they are feeling and enjoy a creative outlet at the same time. In this way, Moods in Motion is more than a coloring book which will ease stress. It is an illustrated guide toward recovery which enables any postpartum woman to actively participate in her healing. As you color your way through the symptom and healing pages, you will envision and internalize suggestions that bring you closer to feeling like yourself again!

Understanding Postpartum Psychosis

A Temporary Madness

Author: Teresa M. Twomey

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313353468

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 173

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Threaded with in-depth stories from women who experienced postpartum psychosis - including one who committed infanticide - this unique and absorbing work offers psychological, medical, legal, and historical perspectives on this potentially deadly mental illness.

What Am I Thinking?

Having A Baby After Postpartum Depression

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469107252

Category: Self-Help

Page: N.A

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Motherhood and Mental Health

Author: Ian Brockington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192629357

Category: Mother and infant

Page: 612

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This book aims to display the great variety of disorders which can occur during pregnancy and the post-partum period, which make childbearing the most complex psychological event in human experience. It provides a comprehensive summary of our present knowledge, set in a historical context, as a foundation for research. It sets out to show how distressed mothers can be helped in many ways and restored to mental health.

Beyond the Blues

Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Author: Pec Indman,Shoshana Bennett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611877830

Category: Self-Help

Page: 162

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Beyond the Blues contains the most up-to-date information about risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mood and anxiety disorders in pregnancy and postpartum. Straightforward yet compassionate, it is required reading for all who work with pregnant and postpartum women, as well as for those suffering before or after the baby is born. "An indispensable guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression. This book is a gift not only to healthcare providers but also to family and friends of mothers suffering from these devastating perinatal mood disorders." -Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing Coauthor of Postpartum Depression Screening Scale "In Beyond the Blues, Bennett and Indman offer a compact yet surprisingly comprehensive manual on prenatal and postpartum depression. Readable and practical, they systematically address screening and assessment, finding a therapist, myths about nursing and bonding, and treatment. Interesting and helpful are suggestions for family and friends. For health professionals, there is detailed diagnostic and treatment information. Beyond the Blues is a quick read with an easy-to-handle format. Recommended for consumer health and health sciences collections." -Library Journal "This book will be of great help for both women and their health care providers, providing information on all aspects of depression in pregnancy and in the post-postpartum, including safety/risk of medication therapy." -Adrienne Einarson RN Assistant Director, The Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress

Author: Amy Wenzel,Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317668448

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

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Countless studies have established the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for many manifestations of depression and anxiety. In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress, Wenzel and Kleiman discuss the benefits of CBT for pregnant and postpartum women who suffer from emotional distress. The myths of CBT as rigid and intrusive are shattered as the authors describe its flexible application for perinatal women. This text teaches practitioners how to successfully integrate CBT structure and strategy into a supportive approach in working with this population. The examples used in the book will be familiar to postpartum specialists, making this an easily comprehensive and useful resource.

Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth

A Guide for Midwives and Doctors

Author: N.A

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241545879

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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The emphasis of the manual is on rapid assessment and decision making. The clinical action steps are based on clinical assessment with limited reliance on laboratory or other tests and most are possible in a variety of clinical settings.

The Postpartum Husband

Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression

Author: Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469107240

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: N.A

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Life Will Never Be the Same: The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide

Author: Ann Dunnewold,Diane G. Sanford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982641002

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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Finally, a book for real moms that tells the honest truth about what to expect emotionally after having a baby. In their groundbreaking Postpartum Survival Guide, Dr. Ann Dunnewold and Dr. Diane Sanford shattered the silence about the enormous emotional challenges of postpartum adjustment and motherhood. Now, in Life Will Never Be The Same: The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide, their new definitive guide to emotional health surrounding childbearing, they present their clinically-proven strategies for surviving and thriving during both the postpartum period and a lifetime of motherhood. The feelings surrounding becoming a mom are often more powerful than feelings at any other time in a woman's life. Pregnant and new moms take every precaution to ensure their physical health, from all the latest tests to prenatal vitamins. However, emotional health is just as critical, if not more! In fact, postpartum depression is the single most frequent complication of childbirth. As moms, the authors know what a wild ride pregnancy and postpartum emotions bring. In this book, they share with you the best kept secret of all: caring for yourself emotionally will lead to a happier, more successful journey through motherhood and beyond. Within this book is exactly what every woman needs to know to balance her life as a mom. In this book you will learn to: Be emotionally healthy in the critical postpartum period. Prevent normal ups and downs from turning into anxiety and depression. Cope with postpartum depression and anxiety. Replace mothering guilt and inadequacy with confidence and strength. Survive and thrive as a mother by learning self-care, the key to emotional health and successful mothering.