The two preferred screening tools for PPD are the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression
Scale (EPDS) and the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ).
Commentary: Postpartum depression
is experienced by an estimated 10-15% of postpartum women.
3% of women with diagnosed postpartum depression
received an adequate trial of treatment.
The variable postpartum depression
was inserted as a moderating variable in the regression model, which included the score of common mental disorders during pregnancy as a criterion variable to control for the effect of depression on the perceived stressful events.
What are the central explanations given for postpartum depression
and the 'baby blues' in research from Europe, North America and the Caribbean?
Association of delivery type with postpartum depression
, perceived social support and maternal attachment.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether postpartum depression
at 2nd day (48hours) following childbirth as measured by EPDS scale Bengali translated version is associated with mode of delivery.
The psychologist said that besides genetics, postpartum depression
is due to the added stress of becoming a mother with new responsibilities.
Provides information on resources which can help women who are suffering from postpartum depression
The fact that fear of childbirth puts women without a history of depression at an approximately three times higher risk of postpartum depression
is a new observation which may help health care professionals in recognising postpartum depression
The new edition of This Isn't What I Expected takes the reader through a thorough examination of postpartum depression
exploring every possible presentation of this illness.
(PPD) is a major episode that most often emerges within 6 to 12 weeks after delivery (1,2).