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CASE REPORT

A Case of Postpartum Psychosis in Male

Amulya Bhaskara, Vishnuvardhan Gopalakrishnan

Keywords : Postpartum, Psychosis,Father

Citation Information : Bhaskara A, Gopalakrishnan V. A Case of Postpartum Psychosis in Male. J Med Sci 2018; 4 (4):107-108.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-0098

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Postpartum psychosis is a psychotic disorder that usually occurs in women who have recently delivered a baby. The syndrome is often characterized by the mother\'s depression, delusions, and thoughts of harming either herself or her infant. Postpartum psychosis in a male is however rarely observed. Hereby, we present this unusual case of 27-year-old male who developed psychosis just after the birth of his first child.


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