International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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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 [22] | Dr. Nagarrathna G | Dr. Abhilash [17]

Abstract: 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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