Year: 1988 Source: Southern Medical Journal, v. 81, no. 2, (February 1988), p.207-209 SIEC No: 19890397

The occurrence of mood changes in the postpartum period is common. This presentation will discuss three cases of postpartum mood changes illustrating the “normal” changes, depression with suicidal ideation requiring brief hospitalization, and psychotic depression requiring intensive psychiatric treatment.