Postpartum Depression Past And Current Research Paper

She voiced some concern through tears in the quiet of the night. However, Scott points out that this submissive positioning exemplified in the story only served to support the diminished position of women during the time. Ecological adaptation equates to diminished female capacity for Scott and any reader who chooses to look past the flowery verbiage regarding the Yellow Wallpaper. Conclusion

Postpartum depression is regarding by experts in the field as an environmental factor that is influential with the mother, child, and mother child dyad. When postpartum depression reaches a chronic state, less than ideal patterns of mother-infant interactions can develop. Resultantly, secure attachment is delayed or hindered entirely, which serves to negatively effect social, emotional, cognitive, and neurological development. Empirical findings and the very nature of child development require a comprehensive treatment approach, unlike the rest cure prescribed in "The Yellow Wallpaper." The combination of early assessment by primary, skilled, and attentive medical practitioners is critical to providing the right intervention in a timely manner. As primary caregivers continue striving to gain an even greater understanding of the implications of postpartum depression, greater recognition of the supports necessary for the mother and child will continue to be enhanced. The mother, child and their dyadic interaction are each very important components that must be addressed in a comprehensive manner. Addressing these factors in this way, in addition to consideration for the ecological factors that may serve to impact a mother's postpartum depression require skillful and careful examination in order to institute the right...

...

These ecological factors should and most often do consider the family and other life circumstances that may provide impactful in addressing the mother and child. Fortunately the kind of care that was rendered in "The Yellow Wallpaper" is no longer the mode of treatment women today must endure in dealing with postpartum depression. There have been significant advances and with greater understanding of this phenomenon even better interventive options will be developed to help the mother, child, their relationship, and the family as a whole.
References

Besser, A., Priel, B., & Wiznitzer, A. Childbearing depressive symptomology in high risk pregnancies the roles of working models and social support. Personal Relationships 9 (2002): 395-413.

Cox, J., Holden, J., & Sagovsky, R. detection of postnatal depression: development of the 10 item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 150, (1987): 782-786.

Goodman, S. Depression in mothers. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 3, (2007): 107-135.

Kinnaman, G., & Jacobs, R. Seeing in the dark. Michigan: Baker Publishing Group, 2006.

Knight, Denise D. Charlotte Perkins Gilman: a study of the short fiction. NY: Twayne Publishers, 1997. PS1744 .G57 Z734 -- -. ed. 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Selected Stories of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Newark: U. Of Delaware P, 1994.

Knittel, Jana. Environmental history and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland. International Review of Science Fiction 35.96 (2006): 49-67.

Scott, Heidi. Crazed nature: ecology in The Yellow Wall-Paper. The Explicator 67.3 (2009):…

Sources Used in Documents:

References

Besser, A., Priel, B., & Wiznitzer, A. Childbearing depressive symptomology in high risk pregnancies the roles of working models and social support. Personal Relationships 9 (2002): 395-413.

Cox, J., Holden, J., & Sagovsky, R. detection of postnatal depression: development of the 10 item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 150, (1987): 782-786.

Goodman, S. Depression in mothers. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 3, (2007): 107-135.

Kinnaman, G., & Jacobs, R. Seeing in the dark. Michigan: Baker Publishing Group, 2006.


Cite this Document:

"Postpartum Depression Past And Current" (2011, November 28) Retrieved July 25, 2024, from
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/postpartum-depression-past-and-current-47976

"Postpartum Depression Past And Current" 28 November 2011. Web.25 July. 2024. <
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/postpartum-depression-past-and-current-47976>

"Postpartum Depression Past And Current", 28 November 2011, Accessed.25 July. 2024,
https://www.paperdue.com/essay/postpartum-depression-past-and-current-47976

Related Documents

Admissions Summary and Analysis Postpartum depression (PPD) represents increased symptoms of depression that are correlated to having recently given birth. Although rather un-discussed in mainstream social communications, it often tends to have a relevantly strong presence in new mothers. Its recorded prevalence has ranged dramatically, from some reports of as low as 5.5%, and others as high as 25% (Lee et al. 2011). Various literature also poses the idea that rates

(Mason, Rice & Records, 2005, p.52) The literature dealing with postnatal depression has sought over many years to understand the phenomena of postnatal depression and to find causal links to external and internal environments that could cause it in certain women. In Grote and Bledsoe the goal of the work was to study the influence of optimism and stress in the life and mind of the new mother and determine

Adult Dysthymia
PAGES 9 WORDS 2719

Adult Dysthymia Melancholia, a word once used to describe a multitude of symptoms, has since been shoved aside by more clinical-sounding terminology (Taylor and Fink, 2006, p. 1-9). Melancholia is now referred to as depression, major depression, dysthymia, seasonal affective disorder, hypomanic episodes, brief recurrent depression, postpartum depression and several others. Some may even conjure a terrifying image for laypersons, such as double depression. This multitude of terms is intended to

Breast pumping techniques. Introduction to Internet and print resources for new mothers. Introduction to social networking and support groups for new mothers in her area. Teaching Strategies Used and Rationale The teacher and learner will have a high degree of privacy in the hospital room during the teaching project. Therefore, lessons on breastfeeding will be comfortable and cause little embarrassment for the learner. Having privacy will help the learner feel relaxed and willing to

Bipolar psychiatric disorder (BD) -- which is characterized by "…cycles of depression and mania" -- is a "euphoric, high-energy state" that can produce remarkable bursts of creativity or, on the other hand, can produce erratic behavioral events that are risky and provocative (Gardner, 2011). About 2.4% of the world's population has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder (at one time or another in their lifetime) but the rate in the United

Armstrong's findings additionally relate that due to previous research and the influence of perinatal loss on postpartum depression on partnered relationships. Armstrong states that differences in continued psychological stress between mothers and fathers after a subsequent birth is another area requiring further evaluation. Specifically stated is that it is necessary to evaluate "...the strength of partnered relationships during future childbearing experiences is important to identify any potential influence of