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Related to Maternity blues: Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression

blues

 [blo̳z]
popular term for a state of sadness; see depression.
maternity blues (postpartum blues) popular terms for postpartum depression.

blues

(blūz),
State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]

blues

Drug slang
A regional street term for Amytal–amobarbital.
 
Managed care
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association, see there.
 
Medspeak-UK
Theatre blues, see there.
 
Psychiatry 
Transient mental depression, often related to exogenous events.

Vox populi
A style of music that originated with African Americans in the deep South of the US in the late 1800s, which borrows elements from spirituals, work songs, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.

blues

(blūz)
State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]

Patient discussion about blues

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

A. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can and tell him/her all that you are saying here. Your doctor can help you with this and get you going again. Don't put it off or try to cure yourself with alternative stuff.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-
http://www.compare-prescription-prices.com/drug/Proventil.htm

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking about....is that it's name?

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References in periodicals archive ?
Maternity Blues; Detection and Measurement by Questionnaire.
Maternity Blues and Symptoms of Puerperal Depression Four weeks after Child Birth: A Comparative Study.
Maternity blues in Athens, Greece: a study during the first 3 days after delivery.
Most of the studies on the occurrence of maternity blues are based on Western cultures, hence their relevance for Pakistani women is not known.
So far there is no published research available on maternity blues in Pakistani women.
The study aims at (i) measuring the occurrence of maternity blues in Pakistani mothers; (2) determining the relationship between maternity blues and puerperal depression.
Morsbach and Gordon's Maternity Blues Questionnaire (MBQ)(1984) was used to determine the intensity of maternity blues.