Anxiety and depression during pregnancy in Central America: a cross-sectional study among pregnant women in the developing country Nicaragua

@inproceedings{Verbeek2015AnxietyAD,
  title={Anxiety and depression during pregnancy in Central America: a cross-sectional study among pregnant women in the developing country Nicaragua},
  author={Tjitte Verbeek and Retha Arjadi and Jeroen Vendrik and Herman Burger and Marjolein Y. Berger},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Around the world, maternal psychopathology during pregnancy is associated with a range of negative consequences for mother and child. Nevertheless, in Central America the magnitude of this public health problem is still unknown. The objective of this first explorative study was to investigate the prevalence and severity of anxiety and depression during pregnancy in the Central American developing country Nicaragua, as well as the availability of mental health care and to compare with… CONTINUE READING

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