Maternal mortality and psychiatric morbidity in the perinatal period

Marie-Paule Austin
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01368.x
Published online: 15 October 2007

In reply: Boyce and Barton raise a number of points.

  • Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW.


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  • 4. National beyondblue Perinatal Mental Health Program briefing document. March 2007. (accessed Sep 2007).


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