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dc.contributor.authorGalbally, M-
dc.contributor.authorSved-Williams, A-
dc.contributor.authorKristianopulos, D-
dc.contributor.authorMercuri, K-
dc.contributor.authorBrown, P-
dc.contributor.authorBuist, Anne-
dc.identifier.citationAustralasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 2019; 27(2): 112-116-
dc.description.abstractMother-baby units are innovative and important models of care that allow inpatient treatment of postpartum maternal mental disorders whilst preserving and promoting the attachment relationship with their young infants. To report data across five public mother-baby units in Australia in order to explore similarities and distinguishing features of each model. Each unit also provided 12 months of data on key characteristics of their unit. Despite the geographic differences, the diagnostic profiling, length of stay, and child protection involvement were similar across the units. Acute care for perinatal mental illness offered in public mother-baby units in Australia shows consistency across units, raising concerns for where such treatment is unavailable.-
dc.subjectmother–baby units-
dc.subjectperinatal mental health-
dc.subjectpostpartum depression-
dc.titleComparison of public mother-baby psychiatric units in Australia: similarities, strengths and recommendations.-
dc.typeComparative Study-
dc.typeJournal Article-
dc.typeMulticenter Study-
dc.identifier.journaltitleAustralasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists-
dc.identifier.affiliationPerinatal Psychiatry, School of Psychology & Exercise Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, and; Professor Perinatal Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA, and; Medical Co-Director, Women's Health, Genetics and Mental Health, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, WA, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationRaphael Services Western Australia, Raphael Services, St John of God, Wembley, WA, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationHelen Mayo House, Perinatal Mental Health Services, Women's and Children's Health Network, South Australia & Department of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, SA, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationDepartment of Psychiatry, Austin Health, The University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationMother Baby Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, WA, Australiaen
dc.identifier.affiliationMother Baby Unit Werribee, Mercy Mental Health Melbourne & Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, VIC, Australiaen
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