Myths of motherhood. The role of culture in the development of postpartum depression
- Publisher: Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità
depressione postpartum | maternità | identità femminile | typus melancholicus | fenomenologia | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270
OBJECTIVES: This paper intends to offer a theoretical insight into the myths of motherhood and how these myths can bear on the pathogenesis of postpartum depression. METHODS: From a man's view motherhood is conceptualized as a necessary stage in the progress towards the...