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Postpartum psychosis

Postpartum psychosis: Introduction

Postpartum psychosis: The occurrence of psychosis in a woman that occurs after the birth of a child. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Postpartum psychosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Postpartum psychosis: Symptom Checker

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Postpartum psychosis: Animations

Postpartum psychosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Postpartum psychosis

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Postpartum psychosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Postpartum psychosis

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Postpartum psychosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Postpartum psychosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Postpartum psychosis

The term postpartum depression describes the range of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that many new mothers experience following the delivery of their babies. Symptoms of this condition can range from mild to severe. A new mother's depression may be a mild, brief bout of "baby blues"; or she may suffer from postpartum depression, a much more serious condition. In some cases, new mothers may have postpartum psychosis, a relatively rare but severe and incapacitating illness. (Source: excerpt from Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet: NWHIC)

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Detailed list of causes of Postpartum psychosis

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How Common are these Causes of Postpartum psychosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Postpartum psychosis. Of the 4 causes of Postpartum psychosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Postpartum psychosis:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Postpartum psychosis:

The following list of medical conditions have Postpartum psychosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Postpartum psychosis:

Puerperal psychosis
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Medical Conditions associated with Postpartum psychosis:

Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Psychological problems (90 causes), Psychotic symptoms (61 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

Symptoms related to Postpartum psychosis:

Psychotic symptoms (61 causes), Childbirth (874 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes)

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