"Struggling with life": narratives from women with signs of postpartum depression.

  title={"Struggling with life": narratives from women with signs of postpartum depression.},
  author={Maigun Edhborg and Malin Friberg and Wendela Lundh and A Widstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  volume={33 4},
AIM The aim of this study was to explore and describe how Swedish women with signs of postpartum depression two months postpartum experience the first months with their child. METHOD A grounded theory approach was chosen. Twenty-two women who showed signs of depression, i.e. scored 10 or more on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), were interviewed at an average of 80 days after the delivery. RESULTS The new mothers were struggling with life related to the self, the child, and… CONTINUE READING

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