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Psychiatric Disorders

Which of the following has been associated with psychiatric disorders in pregnancy?

a. Substance abuse

b. Poor infant outcomes

c. Poor obstetrical outcomes

d. All of the above

A 20-year-old primipara presents for her 2-week postpartum appointment. During your conversation, she reports that she experienced some sadness with crying and insomnia when she came home from the hospital. Overall, she considers herself a fairly happy person, and those symptoms have since resolved. She mentions it only because it has never happened to her before. What is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Postpartum blues

b. Domestic violence

c. Postpartum psychosis

d. Postpartum depression

A 20-year-old primipara presents for her 2-week postpartum appointment. During your conversation, she reports that she experienced some sadness with crying and insomnia when she came home from the hospital. Overall, she considers herself a fairly happy person, and those symptoms have since resolved. She mentions it only because it has never happened to her before. What is the best management plan for the patient?

a. Emotional support

b. Initiate bupropion

c. Brief course of fluoxetine

d. Weekly therapy sessions for 4–6 months

Risk factors for depression include which of the following?

a. History of abuse

b. Nicotine dependence

c. Family history of depression

d. All of the above

What is the most common mood disorder?

a. Schizophrenia

b. Bipolar disorder

c. Major depression

d. Anorexia nervosa

A 35-year-old primipara presents to your office for routine follow-up. The patient reports feeling very sad, anxious, and exhausted. In addition, she has a great sense of hopelessness. Even when the ...

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