Screening for Postnatal Depression in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Coastal Karnataka
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Screening for Postnatal Depression in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Coastal Karnataka

Dr. Ankita, Dr. Nagarrathna G, Dr. Abhilash

Post partum depression is a term used to describe a heterogeneous group of depressive disorders specific to the postpartum period.Onset is usually within 6 weeks after childbirth and symptoms last from 3 -14 months..In the absence of screening, postpartum depression is under diagnosed by primary care provider, including obstreticians.The global prevalence of postpartum depression has been estimated as 100150 per 1000 births.

Keywords: Postnatal Depression,

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 506 - 508

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Dr. Ankita, Dr. Nagarrathna G, Dr. Abhilash, "Screening for Postnatal Depression in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Coastal Karnataka", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20202493, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019, 506 - 508

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