Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) affects10% to 20% of women within the first year after birth and 25% beyond the first year. PPD, despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, remains underdiagnosed and misunderstood. Women do not always display signs of PPD while in care for delivery of the infant and may not discuss mood changes to their primary care provider at discharge and first post-delivery appointment. Identifying screening and treatment options for non –mental health providers was the purpose of this article.
Source: Nursing Clinics of North America - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research

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Objectives: Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), excessive crying, and constipation are common gastrointestinal symptoms in infancy of multifactorial origin in which psychosocial stress factors play an important role. The aims of this observational study were to investigate the presence of gastrointestinal symptoms in infants of mothers with or without a history of a psychiatric disorder, their association with maternal depressive symptoms, and the possible mediating role of bonding. Methods: One hundred one mothers with a history of a psychiatric disorder and 60 control mothers were included. Infant gastrointestinal sympto...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Food insecurity places low-income African American women at risk of depression. Given widespread poverty among HIV-positive individuals in the Black Belt, access to food should be considered in HIV-related prescriptions and in health disparities research. PMID: 31735727 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: J Health Care Poor Underserved Source Type: research
Conclusions: The results suggest that interventions designed to promote early child development should also integrate repeat screening for depression and longer-term psychosocial support for mothers.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Depression, Postpartum Intervention:   Other: Education in clinical competence in detecting signs of postpartum depression in immigrant mothers Sponsors:   Lund University;   Region Skåne;   Föreningen Mjölkdroppen Helsingborg Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Depression, Postpartum Intervention:   Behavioral: Prolonged planned program for the stay at the obstetric department Sponsor:   Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Depression, Postpartum Intervention:   Other: Education in clinical competence in detecting signs of postpartum depression in immigrant mothers Sponsors:   Lund University;   Region Skåne;   Föreningen Mjölkdroppen Helsingborg Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
BACKGROUND: Postpartum depression is a non-psychotic disorder that happens during the first 1year after childbirth. It affects both the mother's health and child's development and is given significant public health concern in developed countries. However, ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
Condition:   Depression, Postpartum Intervention:   Other: Education in clinical competence in detecting signs of postpartum depression in immigrant mothers Sponsors:   Lund University;   Region Skåne;   Föreningen Mjölkdroppen Helsingborg Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Depression, Postpartum Intervention:   Behavioral: Prolonged planned program for the stay at the obstetric department Sponsor:   Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: The prevalence of PPD in Sri Lanka was 15.5% at 10 days and 7.8% at 4 weeks postpartum. Future studies on the effect of time since delivery on postpartum depression screening outcomes are warranted. PMID: 31733601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
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