I thought this was a useful acronym for therapists just learning about postpartum depression.

March 2005 “Preventing, Identifying andTreating Maternal Depression: Tools for Employers”

Symptoms of Maternal Depression

S leep disturbance

A gitation or psychomotor retardation

D epressed mood most of the day

F atigue or loss of energy

A ppetite disturbances

C oncentration difficulties

E steem diminished or feelings of guilt

S uicidal or recurrent thoughts of death

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