Talk:Organic prepartum and postpartum psychoses

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I have today created this new entry. It needs a link to postpartum psychosis. Son of Fraser and Joyce (talk) 06:46, 11 October 2009 (UTC)Son of Fraser and Joyce, October 11th 2009Son of Fraser and Joyce (talk) 06:46, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Evaluation of the references prior to a merger into Psychiatric disorders of childbirth[edit]

When the content is merged, it needs to evaluated based on the reliability of the source. I've listed the references below and included the problems with each one. Based on my evaluation, none of the content should be used to describe a current medical condition. Some of the references might be used for historical context in a description of the historical evolution of the disorders described. Sydney Poore/FloNight♥♥♥♥ 00:11, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

  • Brockington I F (2006) Eileithyia’s Mischief: the Organic Psychoses of Pregnancy, Parturition and the Puerperium. Bredenbury, Eyry Press. (historical)
  • Lishman W A (1997) Organic Psychiatry, 3rd edition. Oxford, Blackwell. (outdated)
  • Sandras C M S, Bourgignon H (1860) Traité Pratique des Maladies Nerveuses. Paris, Germer-Baillière, pages 397-411. (historical)
  • Marcé L V (1860) L'État mental dans la chorée. Mémoirés de l’Académie de Médecine 24: 30-38. (historical)
  • Breton A (1893) État mental dans la chorée. Thèse, Paris, no. 124. (historical)
  • Wernicke C (1881) Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten für Äezte und Studirende, volume 2. Kassel & Berlin, Fischer, pages 229-242. (historical)
  • Korsakow S S (1887) Über eine besonderer Form psychischer Störung. Archiv für Psychiatrie21: 671-704. (historical)
  • Hippocrates (5th century BC) Epidemics, volume 1, and Aphorisms, volume 4, in the edition translated by W H S Jones (1931). London, Heineman. ((historical)
  • Chaslin P (1895) Confusion Mentale Primitive, Stupidité, Démence aiguë, Stupeur Primitive. Paris, Harmattan. (historical)
  • Bonhöffer K (1910) Die symptomatischen Psychosen im Gefolge von akuten Infektionen und inneren Erkrankungen. Leipzig and Wien, Deutlicke. (historical)
  • Kalbag R M, Woolf A L (1967) Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, with Special Reference to Primary Aseptic Thrombosis. Oxford, Oxford University Press. (outdated)
  • Lanska D J, Kryscio R J (2000) Risk factors for peripartum and postpartum stroke and intracranial venous thrombosis. Stroke 31: 1274-1282. (outdated)
  • Srinavasan K (1988) Puerperal cerebral venous and arterial thrombosis. Seminars in Neurology 8:222-225.(outdated)
  • Jack T M (1982) Post-partum intracranial subdural haematoma. A possible complication of epidural analgesia. British Medical Journal 285: 972 only. (outdated)
  • Yamada N, Fukui M, Ishii K, Shibata H, Okabe H, Ohomiya H, Matsunobu A, Nishizima M 1980) A case of adult form hypercitrullinemia with consciousness disturbance and marked hypertransaminasenemia after delivery. Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkae Zasshi 77: 1655-1660. (outdated, casestudy)
  • Hill K, AbouZahr C, Wardlaw T (2001) Estimates of maternal mortality for 1995. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 79: 182-192. (outdated)
  • AbouZahr C, Wardlaw T (2001) Maternal mortality at the end of the decade. Bulletin or the World Health Organization 79: 561-573. (outdated)
  • Ndosi N K, Mtawali M L, 2002) The nature of puerperal psychosis at Muhimbili National Hospital: its physical co-morbidity, associated main obstetric and social factors. African Journal of Reproductive Health 6: 41-49. (outdated, not a review article)


  • Regarding these - Lishman's book is the definitive textbook of organic psychiatry - looks like it had a fourth edition come out in 2009, which is pretty good for a big hardback text. The latest edition should be used. Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 01:36, 13 March 2014 (UTC)
  • Otherwise alot the article is listing some unusual conditions and stating they could occur in pregancy. Many of these would rpesent with neurological rather than psych symptoms. All the more for putting it in a broader category. Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 01:36, 13 March 2014 (UTC)