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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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Dr Judy Shakespeare, spokeswoman for perinatal mental health for the Royal College of GPs, said: "Physical activity has numerous benefits for all patients' physical and mental health, so it's not surprising that this study has found it to have a positive effect on reducing some perinatal mental health issues, such as postnatal depression, in new mothers.
Meanwhile a separate study published in the same journal examined women's experiences with seeking help for postnatal depression.
Due to the vague and somatic presentation of postnatal depression patients to their doctors, the underlying diagnosis is often missed.
Charlotte said she had met a woman who was forced to travel 200 miles to London to receive treatment for severe postnatal depression.
Keywords: Postnatal Depression, Postnatal Blues, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Blues
Interventions for mothers with postnatal depression can improve parenting behaviors, according to the research review by Beth L.
It also discovered that the greater the difficulty or pain experienced the greater the risk of postnatal depression.
These figures are consistent with those internationally--a large meta-analysis of 59 international studies concluded that the international prevalence rate of postnatal depression was 13 per cent (O'Hara et al, 1996).
Screening for postnatal depression has not been given importance in maternal health programs in India.