Prevalence and characteristics of Postpartum Depression symptomatology among Canadian women: a cross-sectional study
- Dads give PPD the boot. L. A. // Mothering;Nov/Dec2009, Issue 157, p33
The article offers information on the signs of postpartum depression (PPD), a disorder which occurs among new mothers, from a nonprofit orientation program for fathers to-be, "Boot Camp for New Dads."
- Postnatal depression. Jones, Ian; Shakespeare, Judy // BMJ: British Medical Journal;8/23/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7972, pg4500
The article presents a case study of a 26-year-old woman who has a difficulty in socialising and breast feeding after the birth of her first baby. She experiences the baby blues or mood symptoms with substantial postnatal depression. It highlights the importance to recognize postnatal episodes...
- Understanding Postnatal Depression. Kenton, Louise // CPJ: Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p51
The article presents a video that aims to demonstrate good practice to health professionals working in primary care, and is a useful guide to women and partners about the help available. It also presents women speaking about their journeys through postnatal depression. Their discussion has been...
- Screening for Postpartum Depression in Military Women with the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale. Rychnovsky, Jacqueline; Tatano Beck, Cheryl // Military Medicine;Nov2006, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p1100
Each year, âˆ¼16,000 women on active duty in the U.S. military experience the birth of a child. A descriptive, longitudinal, prospective design was used to gather data with the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale. Depression was measured after delivery but before hospital discharge (time...
- Probing Postpartum Depression. Ribowsky, Jennifer; Henderson, Caitlin // Clinician Reviews;Feb2011, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p29
The article reports on the prevalence of postpartum depression (PPD) in women in 2010 and the importance of prompt identification and treatment during the first six months postpartum to avoid the impairment of mother-child bonding. Manifestations of PPD are presented, such as depressed mood,...
- Postpartum depression may be underdiagnosed. ROSE, VERNA L.; GEORGIOPOULOS, ANNA M.; BRYAN, TONYA L. // American Family Physician;12/1/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p2099
Presents an abstract of a study on the diagnosis of postpartum depression presented at the 1998 Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
- NICE may be discouraging detection. Coyne, James C; Mitchell, Alex J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/17/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7593, p550
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Guidance recommends asking pregnant women about mental health," by S. Mayor in the March 3, 2007 issue.
- Author's reply. Lee, D. T. S. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep98, Vol. 173, p271
A response by D. T. S. Lee to a letter to the editor about his study on the validity of the Chinese version of the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale in the previous issue is presented.
- An overview of risk factors associated to post-partum depression in Asia. Mehta, Shubham; Mehta, Nidhi // Mental Illness (2036-7457);2014, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p14
Post partum depression (PPD) is an important complication of child-bearing. It requires urgent interventions as it can have long-term adverse consequences if ignored, for both mother and child. If PPD has to be prevented by a public health intervention, the recognition and timely identification...