Print Issue: April 01, 2011

Postpartum depression risk

Postpartum depression occurs in 8%-20% of all new mothers. If a woman with no history of depression develops postpartum depression, is there a greater likelihood of developing recurrent mood disorders later?

Will puberty occur after anorexia?

A woman with primary amenorrhea attributable to prepubertal anorexia nervosa has restored her weight at age 23 years. What is the likelihood of her developing pubertal changes?

Psuedoseizure dilemma

Clinician seeks advice on handling a patient with dramatic psuedoseizures that are provoked by nontoxic environmental stimuli.

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