Antenatal depression in socially high-risk women in Canada.

  title={Antenatal depression in socially high-risk women in Canada.},
  author={Angela Bowen and Norma Stewart and Marilyn Baetz and Nazeem Muhajarine},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={63 5},
BACKGROUND Antenatal depression is potentially deleterious to the mother and baby. Canadian Aboriginal women have an increased risk for living in poverty, family violence, and substance use; however, little is known about antenatal depression in this group. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of depression in socially high-risk, mostly Aboriginal pregnant women. METHODS Women (Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal), in two prenatal outreach programmes were approached… CONTINUE READING


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