Postpartum Psychosis
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Sometime within a year of giving birth, have you noticed the new mother ...
1. refuses to eat?
2. has irrational feelings of guilt?
3. has insomnia (can't sleep)?
4. has thoughts of harming the baby or herself?
5. has periods of delirium (confused, lack of attention, disorder speech) or mania (elevated mood, excessive enthusiasm)?
6. has delusions (confusion, perceives things that aren't real)?
7. has hallucinations (sees things that aren't real)?
8. has thoughts or ideas she believes were put into her mind by others (God, aliens, the CIA, etc.)?
9. is reluctant to tell anyone or talk with anyone about these symptoms?

Total 'Yes' (out of 9 possible)

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