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Psychiatric Disorders

Which of the following is not associated with psychiatric disorders in pregnancy?

a. Substance abuse

b. Poor neonatal outcomes

c. Increased number of prenatal care visits

d. Increased rate of postpartum psychiatric illness

What percent of pregnancy-associated suicides involve intimate-partner conflict?

a. 5%

b. 10%

c. 50%

d. 100%

A 25-year-old G1P1 presents for her postpartum visit 4 weeks after delivery. She reports that the first week at home was really rough. She’s thrilled to be a mom, but she was amazed at how much she cried the first week. She also states that the exhaustion didn’t help. She didn’t call the office, because it wasn’t “all day long.” She is now feeling well, other than being tired. What the patient described is most likely:

a. Substance abuse

b. Postpartum blues

c. Personality disorder

d. Postpartum depression

How many times at minimum does the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend patients be screened for depression and anxiety?

a. One

b. Two

c. Three

d. Seven

What percentage of depressed women are identified by their obstetricians and gynecologists in clinical practice?

a. 20%

b. 40%

c. 60%

d. 80%

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, what is the lifetime prevalence of depressive disorders in the United States?

a. 10%

b. 20%

c. 30%

d. 50%


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