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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
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