Postpartum Depression And Anger

Submitted by Nick on January 17, 2012

Postpartum depression symptoms are usually observed in the form of despair, sadness, hopeless and weepiness sin most women. However in some cases the signs of anger, irritability, frustration and rage may also be the signs of postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and anger may e directed towards the woman’s baby, partner, themselves and even her other children if any. Anger in account of postpartum depression may be observed in the form of fighting, yelling, having hostile feelings towards others, constantly arguing, chronic dissatisfaction, feelings of being tapped, full of guilt and even being resentful. Anger is...


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.known to be one of the most concerning postpartum depression symptoms mostly because it is uncharacteristic of the woman who is experiencing it and also because sometimes it is uncontrollable and does not require a particular triggere In fact some women suffering from postpartum depression may find themselves getting so angry that they fear that they may even hurt their baby or themselves in a fit of rageg

One needs to also realize that is one is suffering mainly from anger after delivery and not so much from other disabling symptoms such as confusion, insomnia, change in appetite, etc one may then not be suffering from clinical depression but is instead suffering from postpartum stress syndromem Postpartum stress syndrome of postnatal depression is treatable via therapy and is also known to go off on its own in a few months in some casese

One of the strategies to deal with postpartum depression and anger associated with it is to practice various relaxation techniques such as restoratives yoga poses exercise or even meditationo Women suffering from anger arising out of postpartum depression should try and identify the triggers and then avoid them as far as possiblel Most experts believe that women tend to suffer from postpartum depression at times on account of the hormonal changes that they are going through post delivery and throughout the pregnancy as welll Many women are known to get over postpartum depression because of counseling or joining a support groupu

Postpartum depression is known to affect women of all racial backgrounds, ages and economic statusu Women who are at a higher risk of developing postpartum depression post delivery are those who have a history of depression, have miscarried in the past or have had a stressful pregnancyc In most cases the significant drop in the estrogen and progesterone levels in the women after delivery is known to result in postpartum depressiono

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