This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression
Title: This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression
Author: Karen Kleiman,Valerie Raskin
Offering compassionate advice for the approximately 400,000 women who suffer each year from postpartum depression, two doctors provide information on overcoming self-defeating thoughts, medical and therapy treatment options, self-esteem, and depression.
A major addition to both maternity and psychology literature, here is a guide to self-help and professional treatment of postpartum depression—one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed mental illnesses. The authors debunk the myths surrounding PPD and provide compassionate support and solid advice for women with PPD.