This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]

This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]

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qWill I ever feel like myself again?q qWhy am I so sad and irritable all of the time?q qWill my wife ever be like she used to be?q qWhy didn't anyone tell us to expect this?q If you or someone you love is among the one in seven women stricken by PPD, you know how hard it is to get real help. In this definitive guide, postpartum experts Karen Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin offer compassionate support and solid advice on dealing with every aspect of PPD. Their proven self-help program, which can be used alone or with a support group or therapist, will help you monitor each phase of illness, recognize when you need professional help, cope with daily life, and recover with new strength and confidence. Learn how to: Identify the symptoms of PPD and distinguish it from qbaby bluesq Deal with panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive urges, and stress overload Break the cycle of shame and negative thoughts Mobilize support from your husband or partner, family, and friends Seek and evaluate treatment options Cope with the disappointment and loss of self-esteemFor example, ifyour Lexapro doseis 10 mg, you may be able tosavemoney by using a pillcutter to breaka 20mgtablet inhalf.Ifyour pharmacy features a lowcost generic program, suchas Walmarta#39;s$4.00 prescriptions, you should beableto get a montha#39;s supply of fluoxetine, paroxetine, citalopram, ... asyour system adjusts, and oncethe depression is gone, any residual side effects may seem like a small price to pay. Manyside effects ofantidepressants areannoying but not healththreatening.

Title:This Isn't What I Expected [2nd edition]
Author:Karen R. Kleiman, Kleiman Karen R Raskin Valerie D, Valerie Davis Raskin
Publisher:Perseus Books Group - 2013-10-29


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