Katrine Sofie Ege Bøttcher, Maria Elisabeth Nilsson & Maj Vinberg
Ugeskr Læger 2021;183:V01210020
Post-partum psychosis (PPP) is a severe psychiatric emergency. The condition is rare and has generally not been an area of overwhelming research, and concordantly, early identification and treatment is a challenge. Research in the field suggests, that PPP often is a bipolar spectrum illness, and resent research has identified the most common symptoms. This review is an updated description of the phenotypical characteristics of the illness and treatment recommendations based on the newest research.