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ARRATE NEGRET, Maria Mercedes; MOLINA HECHAVARRIA, Vivian  and  LINARES DESPAIGNE, Manuel de Jesús. Ambulatory treatment in a patient with postpartum psychosis. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.11, pp.2390-2394. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a newly-delivered woman that went spontaneously to the Gynecology Service in the Teaching Municipal Polyclinic in Santiago de Cuba 37 days after the childbirth is presented, referring that she felt a lot of fear and sensation of intense cold in the head, besides that she could not sleep well. The presumptive diagnosis was postpartum psychosis that was confirmed in the Department of Psychology consultation. The patient was treated with floral therapy and antipsychotics in an ambulatory way, and she maintained follow up until she was discharged. Age over 30 years, and the personal and family history of marital break-up and psychiatric disease respectively were identified as risk factors

Keywords : pregnancy; postpartum; postpartum psychosis; floral therapy; antipsychotics.

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