Postpartum psychosis


Question 47 Which of the following is not consistent with what is known about postpartum psychosis? A Symptoms of postpartum psychosis can often begin within days of the delivery. B The average time of onset of symptoms of postpartum psychosis is within 2 to 3 weeks of delivery. Florid psychotic symptoms are usually preceded by prodromal signs such as O insomnia, restlessness, agitation, and mild cognitive deficits. This disorder primarily effects first time mothers and there is very little risk of postpartum psychosis in subsequent pregnancies.


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