Postnatal depression by BMJ talk medicine published on 2020-01-30T15:29:31Z Postnatal depression refers to a depressive illness following childbirth and may form part of a unipolar or, less frequently, a bipolar illness. Ian Jones, Professor of Psychiatry, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, gives us an overview of the condition. For more on postnatal depression, visit BMJ Best Practice: https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/512 - The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.