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Perinatal Mental Health

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  • Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS) | Cox, Holden, Sagovsky | 1987
    • Scale
    • Cox, J. L., Holden, J. M., & Sagovsky, R. (1987). Detection of postnatal depression: development of the 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 150(6), 782-786.

Guides and workbooks

  • Gaining control of your life after having a baby: a self-help workbook for post-natal depression | Alison Sedgwick-Taylor, Sue Moos, Lauren Thomas, Linda Thompson

Information Handouts

  • What are postpartum and perinatal OCD? | IOCDF


Self-Help Programmes

  • Self-help booklet for postnatal depression | Heather O'Mahen, Becky Hopley
  • Understanding and managing overwhelming emotions | Developed in Partnership by Cardiff and Vale Perinatal Community Mental Health Service and Cardiff University

Treatment Guide

  • Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidelines | National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) | 2020