Risk of postpartum depression are: episodes of depression in the past, poor social conditions, psychological problems, poor family relations, the presence of complications at the time of birth and alcoholism.
The difference of postpartum depression of postpartum psychosis lies in the fact that postpartum depression occurs in the sixth week after birth.
Previously suggested that post-natal depression found among women with eastern mentality and culture, but at the present day , this fact is denied by many scientists. Postpartum depression lasts less time than episodes of recurrent depression.
In the absence of psychological and medical care, depression can last up to six months. Some women with her suffering and obsessive states, but it is a fear of causing harm to your child.
If a woman refuses from treatment of postpartum depression, it occurs deterioration in relations in the family, disrupted the process of interaction between mother and child, up to the aversion to the child, there are negative emotional reaction that often leads to the violation of the child. Depression in the mother of the child can lead to the emergence of depression from her husband.