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An episode of postpartum psychosis can be devastating for a woman and her family, and it is vital we understand the factors involved in the aetiology of this condition. Sleep and circadian rhythm disruption is a plausible candidate but further research is needed that builds on the latest advances in chronobiology and neuroscience.

Original publication

DOI

10.1192/bjp.bp.115.166314

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

05/2016

Volume

208

Pages

409 - 411

Keywords

Adult, Circadian Rhythm, Female, Humans, Psychotic Disorders, Puerperal Disorders, Sleep Wake Disorders