Unformatted text preview: likely to suffer depression. This research to better understand the physiological aspects of postpartum depression is key to possibly ending the post-delivery blues. In chapter three, Prenatal Development and Birth, there is a section on page 104 that briefly touches on the subject of postpartum depression. Most of what is written in the book about postpartum depression is just a very basic overview and does not go into detail about the physiological causes. The article however, while also brief, sheds light on the research to discover what exactly causes postpartum depression and explains the effects of MAO-A....
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- Fall '11
- postpartum depression, Monoamine oxidase