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Participating in support groups may be valuable, but should be combined with medication and formal psychotherapy.[read article]

Tests for Postpartum Depression

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Depression Screening
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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Medical Procedures for Postpartum Depression

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Psychological Counseling
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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for certain mental illnesses. During this therapy a precise, timed electrical current is passed through a patient...  More
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Hormone therapy is a treatment for women going through menopause.The hormones estrogen and progesterone help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. They also play...  More
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Counseling
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Hormone therapy is a treatment for women going through menopause.The hormones estrogen and progesterone help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. They also play...  More
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Postpartum Depression

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PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic...  More
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FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to treat mood problems such as depression...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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SERTRALINE (SER tra leen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual ...  More
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FLUVOXAMINE (floo VOX a meen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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