ASCP Corner

ASCP Corner

Edited by Leslie Citrome, MD

A collection of brief peer-reviewed, evidence-based articles, authored by ASCP members, that examine the practice of psychopharmacology through the lens of clinical experience.

Check out the latest ASCP Corner articles from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry:

 

Management of New Onset Psychosis in the Postpartum Period

Amanda Tinkelman, Emily A. Hill, and Kristina M. Deligiannidis

Psychosis may occur during the postpartum as an isolated episode or as part of a chronic illness. Due to suicide risk and potential risk to the infant, it is managed as a psychiatric emergency. This ASCP Corner article summarizes the presentation and diagnosis of postpartum psychosis and reviews treatment and prevention strategies.

J Clin Psychiatry 2017;78(9):1423–1424 DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17ac11880