Postpartum Depression Annotated Bibliography

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Reznek, Lawrie. 1997. Evil or Ill:? Justifying the Insanity Defence. Toutledge, Florence. Accessed September 9, 2015. DOI: 10.4324/9780203980774 

 This journal article exsplores the insanity as a defence, impaticular reviewing two types of insanity, these being out of touch with reality and delusion. This article also reviews the current legal system and the presumption that all persons are responcible for our actions until proven otherwise, such as having mental illness. Reznek (2007) agrues that a person should be excused if unaware of commiting a wrongful act due to that they where unable to control themselves. This article also details the legal device of the insanity defence as a way of excusing the actions of the person and the influence that it has had on previous cases. This essay would be very appriopiate as a researcher in this current case, as it perceives mental illness as an excuse for being accused of a crime. Stevens, Lise. 2010. " Postpartum Depression." The…show more content…
The main focus of this paper is defining the common clinical problem, and discussing the severity that postpatrum depression poses on infants and mothers. Eisner et al. (2002) argues that postpartum depression can also lead to psychos, which is more susceptible in women who had previous mental health issues such as bipolar. This pycosis requires invention imeadalty as it involves bizarre behaviours, unusal halluicantions a, which can result in the mother causing serious harm or death, to herself or the child. This article was very important as it demonstrated the severity that postpartum depression has on the child and the mother and the they risks that they impose when not intervened. This article overall was very useful as it detailed the effects of postpartum depression, and highlighted psychosis depression, which may be considered as a research assistant in this current
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