Mother Baby Units: Are They the Ideal Answer for The Baby of a Psychiatrically Ill Mother?

Authors

  • Maria João Lobarinhas Serviço de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental da Infância e Adolescência. Unidade Local de Saúde Santa Maria. Lisboa.
  • Catarina Cordovil Serviço de Psiquiatria e Saúde Mental da Infância e Adolescência. Unidade Local de Saúde Santa Maria. Lisboa.
  • Inês Pinto Serviço da Infância e Adolescência. Unidade Local de Saúde de Loures-Odivelas. Loures. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4070-2253

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.21536

Keywords:

Hospital Units, Mental Disorders, Mother-Child Relations/psychology, Mothers/psychology, Postnatal Care/psychology

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Kenny M, Conroy S, Pariante CM, Seneviratne G, Pawlby S. Mother- infant interaction in mother and baby unit patients: before and after treatment. J Psychiatr Res. 2013;47:11928.

Published

2024-07-01

How to Cite

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Lobarinhas MJ, Cordovil C, Pinto I. Mother Baby Units: Are They the Ideal Answer for The Baby of a Psychiatrically Ill Mother?. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Jul. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];37(7-8):562-3. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/21536

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