Atkinson, Dr Holly: Women & Fatigue (Papermac, London, 1988). Deals with Depression in relation to Fatigue. Practical.
Ball, Jean A: Reactions to Motherhood. The role of postnatal care. (Books for Midwives Press, Cheshire UK. 1994) Research by a midwife on the effects that psychological and social factors, and care given by midwives, might have on the emotional state of the new mother. Interesting, especially for midwives, childbirth educators and obstetricians.
Barnett, Dr Bryanne: Coping with Postnatal Depression. (Lothian Books, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 1991) An excellent, understandable explanation.
Baumel, Syd: Dealing with Depression Naturally. (Keats Publishing, Connecticut, USA. 1995) Offers “natural ways” to treat depression – vitamins, homeopathy, exercise, visualization, etc. May have some appeal.
Bloomfield, Dr Harold H. & McWilliams, Peter: How to Heal Depression. (Thorsons, London. 1995) Simple-to-follow explanation of depression, and suggestions of how to find healing.
Blackie, Penny: Becoming a Mother After Thirty. (Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 1986) Practical suggestions from actual experience. Helpful.
Blumfield Wendy: Life after Birth. (Element Books, Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK. 1992.) Focus on reality of pregnancy, birth and what happens later, including a section on PND. Good.
Breen, Dana: Talking with Mothers. (Free Association Books, London.1989. The reader joins a mother and shares her experience of pregnancy, birth and afterwards – her fears, fantasies and reflections at this time of change. Recommended.
Buist, Anne: Psychiatric Disorders associated with Childbirth – A Guide to Management. (McGraw-Hill, Australia, 1996) Excellent, serious, academic.
Burns, David D. M.D.: Feeling Good. (Signet Books, New York, 1981) A practical, cognitive approach – self-help treatment for depression.
Burns, David D. M.D.: The Feeling Good Handbook. (Plume Books, Penguin Books, Middlesex, England. 1990) See above. Exercises.
Comport, Maggie: Towards Happy Motherhood. (Corgi Books, London. 1987) A self-help book, offering sound and sympathetic advice on managing PND.
Copeland, Mary Ellen: Living Without Depression & Manic Depression. New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, California. 1995) Work Book for maintaining mood stability. Practical.
Cox, John & Holden, Jeni: Perinatal Psychiatry. Use and Misuse of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. (Gaskell, Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, 1994) Research-based, academic, and excellent.
Cox, John L.: A Guide for Health Professionals. Postnatal Depression. (Churchill Livingstone, Longman, Edinburgh, 1986) Classic.
Coyne, James C. (Ed.): Essential Papers on Depression. (New York University Press, 1985). Exactly what it claims to be.
Cozad, Sheryl & Craig: Mam’s Voyage. (Willow Pond Arts, Norman OK, USA, 1999). Beautifully illustrated graphic representation of PND. Art.
Dalton, Katharina: Depression after Childbirth. (Oxford University Press, 1985) Classic. Exponent of hormonal treatment for PND.
Dalton, Katharina with Holton, Wendy M.: Depression after Childbirth. (Oxford Paperbacks, 1996) See above revised 3rd edition.
DePaulo, J. Raymond, MD & Ablow, Keith Russell, MD: How to Cope with Depression. (Fawcett Crest, New York. 1989). Guide to general Depression.
Dominian, Jack. Depression. What is it? How do we cope? (Fontana, Glasgow, UK. 1990) Readable, general overview of depression at different stages in the life cycle.
Dix, Carol: The New Mother Syndrome. (Unwin Paperbacks, London. 1987) Easily read, compassionate and recommended.
Dunnewold Ann L: Evaluation and Treament of Postpartum Emotional Disorders. (Professional Resource Press, Sarasota, Florida. 1997) Academic. Excellent for practitioners.
Dunnewold, Ann & Sanford, Diane G.: Postpartum Survival Guide. ” It wasn’t supposed to be like this