• Postpartum Depression Categorization

Categorization
CATEGORY Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
SYSTEM Neurological System
ORGAN Brain
ALTERNATE NAMES /COMMON NAMES Post natal depression/ Depression- Post Partum/ POSTPARTUM psychological reaction
NAMES IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES 'Prasabottar absad' in Hindi; 'Prasabera bisannata' in Bengali; 'Prasutipurba udasintta' in Marathi
ICD 10 CLASSIFICATION F 53
WORLD STATISTICS An estimated 9-16 percent of postpartum women will experience PPD. Around one among ten of new mothers are affected with Postpartum Depression. While nearly one to twenty five percent of males are affected.PPD is more common in women of African American race.
INDIAN STATISTICS Not known exactly
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