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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.
Issue Date: 1-Mar-1990
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
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/11658
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2334379
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adult
Combined Modality Therapy
Depressive Disorder.therapy
Female
Hospitals, Psychiatric
Hospitals, State
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Mental Disorders.psychology.therapy
Mother-Child Relations
Nurseries, Hospital
Psychiatric Department, Hospital
Psychotic Disorders.therapy
Puerperal Disorders.psychology.therapy
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