The following thesis deals with mental diseases women can get, triggered by childbirth. It will also give attention to postpartum dysphoria, postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. A short excursus to the chapter pregnancy depression is needed to get a broader view on Postpartum Psychic Diseases. The main focus of this study is on the influence and risk factors of postnatum psychic disorders with an emphasis on Postpartum Depressions.
This shall help readers who work in psychosocial fields to recognize signals of those mental diseases early, thus being able to organize help and supporting programs in time. Therefore, the last chapter of the thesis mainly concerns the practice of social work, showing how to try to prevent postpartum psychic disorders and how to intervene. Also, the readers should be able to get a general idea of the possibilities that Vienna offers in social work fields.