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|Title:||Review of a mother-baby unit in a psychiatric hospital.|
|Authors:||Buist, Anne;Dennerstein, L;Burrows, Graham D|
|Affiliation:||Department of Psychiatry, Austin/Larundel Hospitals, University of Melbourne.|
|Citation:||The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry; 24(1): 103-8|
|Abstract:||Admissions to a mother-baby unit in a psychiatric hospital were reviewed over a 51 month period. Forty-four mothers (3 admitted twice) and 44 babies were admitted. Eighteen women were diagnosed as having major depression (1 admitted twice), 14 with schizophreniform psychosis, 8 with schizophrenia (2 admitted twice), 4 with bipolar disorder, 2 with anxiety disorders and in 1 diagnosis was deferred. Data are presented from these women's background and that related to pregnancy, as well as duration of stay and treatment in the unit. A description of the unit is also included.|
|Internal ID Number:||2334379|
Combined Modality Therapy
Psychiatric Department, Hospital
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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