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Postpartum Psychosis

Classification: Psychiatric Disorder

ICD-9-CM Code: 648.4

ICD-10-CM Code: F53

Symptoms: Mania, depression, severe confusion, loss of inhibition, paranoia, hallucinations, and delusions occurring in the first two weeks after childbirth.

Comorbidity: Postpartum depression, bipolar disorder

Gender Ratio: Female Only

Treatment:

  • Antipsychotics
  • Mood Stabilizers
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy

Synonyms: Puerperal psychosis

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