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Postnatal loss of Libido

Postpartum Depression

 

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression, also called postnatal depression, is a unique form of depression that sets in within four weeks of having giving birth. Postpartum depression has all the nasty features of depression although it is rarely as severe as that see in the depressive phase of Bipolar Disorder.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a mental disorder where the mood swings from extreme depression to extreme euphoria over the space of a few weeks. It is the same as depression with the added in phase of elation or euphoria. Bipolar Disorder used to be called Manic Depressive Psychosis when I was going to medical school. The more politically correct term, Bipolar Disorder has only gained currency in over the last 25 years or so.