Posts tagged post-partum depression
Antenatal risk factors for postpartum depression: a synthesis of recent literature

Postpartum nonpsychotic depression is the most common complication of childbearing, affecting approximately 10–15% of women and, as such, represents a considerable health problem affecting women and their families. This systematic review provides a synthesis of the recent literature pertaining to antenatal risk factors associated with developing this condition.

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Obstetric risk factors for postnatal depression in urban and rural community samplesds

Objective: The objective of this study was to examine obstetric risk factors for postnatal depression in an urban and rural community sample, with concurrent consideration of personality, psychiatric history and recent life events.Methods: This was a prospective study with women planning to give birth in one of the four participating hospitals recruited antenatally.

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