Psychology

Postpartum depression isolates mothers

Postpartum depression isolates mothers

Having a baby is a blissful and exciting experience for parents. However, the idealized role of motherhood in the society and expectations about being a mother increase the effects of postpartum depression negatively. So some mothers may have problems connecting to their babies. So, what are the symptoms of postpartum depression? What kind of difficulties do mothers experience in this situation? How often does postpartum depression occur? Is the treatment possible? DBE Institute of Behavioral Sciences Clinical Psychologist Ayşe Bombacı deals with postpartum depression and maternal psychology…

Before a child is born, dreams are always made with the same pink glasses: acak The world's sweetest, most peaceful, easy-to-care child will be born and I will love him as soon as I see him. ”However, although love is considered the most basic instinct, motherhood feelings in women may not occur immediately for many reasons.

So, what are the symptoms of postpartum depression, and how often does this condition occur? What do mothers experience in postpartum depression? Is it possible to treat this condition?

Stating that postpartum depression (DSD) causes different negative emotions in mothers, Dr. Clinical Psychologist Ayşe Bombacı said, bir A mother, who cannot be connected to her baby with positive emotions immediately, blames herself by being crushed under the negative emotions she is experiencing, while imprisoning herself into loneliness that may adversely affect the course of the disease. While these people suffer spiritually, they can try to smile outside. The main symptoms such as feeling unhappy, loss of interest, feeling of energy and joy, lack of motivation and excessive fatigue in the clinical depression picture, difficulty in concentration, worthlessness and guilt, loss of self-confidence, future anxiety, sleep and eating problems or suicidal thoughts in some severe cases. It can be found. As a result of all of this, the feeling of motherhood is abused. An Bomber; Bakın From a psychological point of view, physical complaints related to labor, sleepless nights brought by life with babies, and assuming responsibility for an asset in need of you can force many families physically and psychologically. Adapting to the new life with baby is not always as easy as it looks from the outside. Many mothers can actually embarrassed to say how much they are a bad state and had difficulty "according to some research in the dedi.bilimsel literature" Postpartum Depression (PPD) "average 20 percent rastlanırk in developed this disease called country, this rate in Turkey, 30 percent to 40 percent. this problem in the first three months after birth can live two out of every five women in Turkey, some not received psychological support in severe cases, can result in killing herself and the child's mother.

Similar to maternity sadness and postpartum psychosis

Stating that it is possible to treat postpartum depression in the early period without leaving negative effects on the mother and baby, Bomber said, sonrası Postpartum depression may resemble the sadness of motherhood which is experienced in the first few days after birth and is seen in 80 percent. It is characterized by maternity sadness, crying spells due to hormonal changes, emotional imbalance, depressive and anxious mood, and is a temporary condition that does not require treatment. If it does not go away spontaneously and lasts longer than 10 days, this mood may turn into postpartum depression. Another rare clinical picture after birth is postpartum psychosis. In this severe psychiatric condition seen in approximately two out of 1000 women, it was found that women had hallucinations, heard voices and their perception of reality deteriorated. Because it is a disease that can pose a danger to both the mother and the infant, it requires psychiatric intervention in the clinical setting. Omb As a result, many mothers who experience postpartum depression due to the idealized maternal role and expectations of being a mother are unable to share their feelings, are afraid of being tried and increasingly it is lonely. However, postpartum depression experienced by two out of five women should not be a taboo and mothers should be provided with assistance as early as possible.