Archives of Women's Mental Health

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 49–50 | Cite as

Should childbirth be considered a stressor sufficient to meet the criteria for PTSD?

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Keywords

Childbirth PTSD, diagnosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and Women’s Mental Health, Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa

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