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Motherhood and mental health

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Postpartum psychiatric disorders.,
  • Mothers -- Mental health.,
  • Mother and infant.,
  • Motherhood -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Puerperal Disorders -- psychology.,
  • Maternal Behavior -- psychology.,
  • Mental Disorders -- in pregnancy.,
  • Mothers -- psychology.,
  • Mother-Child Relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementIan Brockington.
SeriesOxford medical publications
LC ClassificationsRG850 .B76 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 612 p. :
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL968448M
ISBN 100192621262
LC Control Number96004952

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