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This study aimed to assess the prevalence and incidence of postpartum depression (PPD) and to identify risk factors in a community cohort of Israeli-born, as well as new and veteran immigrant women. A random sample of 288 registrants at a community clinic was assessed for depressive symptoms at 26 weeks' pregnancy using the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)(More)
Demographic, psychosocial and medical risk factors for postpartum depression (PPD) were studied prospectively in a community cohort of 288 Israeli women. An Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale score of > or = 10 at 6 weeks postpartum was the criterion for PPD. Psychosocial risk factors were found to be the most potent. Lack of social support, marital(More)
OBJECTIVE Through intensive experience sampling, we studied the practice and development of mindfulness as a dynamic process in time and context. We focused on role(s) and salutary function(s) of mindfulness and decentering for emotional experience over the course of mindfulness practice and development. METHOD Eighty-two meditation-naive adults from the(More)
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