Podcast: Postpartum Psychosis Warning Signs

Having a baby is a wonderfully happy time, right? For many women, it certainly is, but estimates show that 1 in 5 women who give birth will suffer from some type of perinatal mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, OCD or psychosis. Chances are, this includes someone you know. In today’s podcast, Dr. Katayune Kaeni, a psychologist who specializes in perinatal mental health and a sufferer herself, discusses these often confusing and debilitating disorders, particularly postpartum psychosis, a more rare and severe form of perinatal mental illness. Who is at risk? What does perinatal psychosis look like? And what is the treatment? Join us as we discuss an often misunderstood disorder. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW Guest information for ‘Dr. Kat- Postpartum Psychosis’ Podcast Episode Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., PMH-C, is a psychologist in private practice specializing in perinatal mental health. She was drawn to this specialty after going through Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety and Postpartum OCD with her first child. Dr. Kat is involved with Postpartum Support International as a subject matter expert for PSI’s certification exam development, helped develop advanced training curriculum for PSI and is a board member and Chair of Education, Training and Certification. She also works with her local community to provide training and education about perinatal mental health.   Dr. Kat is the creator and host of Mom ...
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