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The global prevalence of postpartum psychosis: a systematic review

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Title
The global prevalence of postpartum psychosis: a systematic review
Published in
BMC Psychiatry, July 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12888-017-1427-7
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Rachel VanderKruik, Maria Barreix, Doris Chou, Tomas Allen, Lale Say, Lee S. Cohen

Abstract

Mental health is a significant contributor to global burden of disease and the consequences of perinatal psychiatric morbidity can be substantial. We aimed to obtain global estimates of puerperal psychosis prevalence based on population-based samples and to understand how postpartum psychosis is assessed and captured among included studies. In June 2014, we searched PubMed, CiNAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, Sociological Collections, and Global Index Medicus for publications since the year 1990. Criteria for inclusion in the systematic review were: use of primary data relevant to pre-defined mental health conditions, specified dates of data collection, limited to data from 1990 onwards, sample size >200 and a clear description of methodology. Data were extracted from published peer reviewed articles. The search yielded 24,273 publications, of which six studies met the criteria. Five studies reported incidence of puerperal psychosis (ranging from 0.89 to 2.6 in 1000 women) and one reported prevalence of psychosis (5 in 1000). Due to the heterogeneity of methodologies used across studies in definitions and assessments used to identify cases, data was not pooled to calculate a global estimate of risk. This review confirms the relatively low rate of puerperal psychosis; yet given the potential for serious consequences, this morbidity is significant from a global public health perspective. Further attention to consistent detection of puerperal psychosis can help provide appropriate treatment to prevent harmful consequences for both mother and baby.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 178 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 34 19%
Student > Bachelor 28 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 8%
Researcher 14 8%
Other 13 7%
Other 36 20%
Unknown 38 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 55 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 15%
Psychology 23 13%
Social Sciences 13 7%
Neuroscience 5 3%
Other 15 8%
Unknown 41 23%

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