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Postpartum Depression

Classification: Depressive Disorder

ICD-9-CM Code: 648.44

ICD-10-CM Code: O90.6

Symptoms: Extreme sadness, low energy, crying spells, irritability, and changes in sleep or appetite occurring between one week and one month following childbirth.

Comorbidity: Anxiety disorders

Gender Ratio: Female Only

Treatment:

  • Antidepressants
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy

Synonyms: Postnatal depression

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