puerperal psychosis

  1. I am a 3rd yr student psychiatric nurse who is in need of some help with an important presentation on the topic of puerperal psychosis. the main areas i am finding difficulty in is 1) finding information on maintaining a safe environment for both mother and baby, 2)ethical issues regarding the care of both mother and baby especially with regard to drug treatments. also any information on the effects of the illness on the bonding proess would be much appreciated. all help will be gratefully recieved.
    thanks, aoife and nicola
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    About aoifejordan

    Joined: Dec '00; Posts: 1
    student psychiatric nurse


  3. by   p.rabbit
    I thought you meant perpetual psychosis, which I think is a condition that I am in (as a Nurse)............................surely, you understand I'm joking!