Intimate Partner Violence among Pregnant Women and Postpartum Depression in Vietnam: A Longitudinal Study.

Conclusions: The results showed strong and statistically significant associations between partner violence and postpartum depression. These findings clearly demonstrate a crucial need for relevant health professionals to identify women who are exposed to partner violence and screen for postpartum depression in order to mitigate the negative mental health outcomes among Vietnamese women. PMID: 31179324 [PubMed - in process]
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Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
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Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Parenting Pregnancy Women's Health Source Type: blogs
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Conditions:   Pregnancy Related;   Stress, Psychological;   Anxiety;   Perinatal Depression Interventions:   Behavioral: SMART Pregnancy;   Behavioral: Treatment as usual Sponsors:   Stony Brook University;   Massachusetts General Hospital;   Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Not yet recruiting
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
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