Anxiety symptoms and disorders at eight weeks postpartum.

  title={Anxiety symptoms and disorders at eight weeks postpartum.},
  author={Amy E. Wenzel and Erin N Haugen and Lydia C Jackson and Jennifer R Brendle},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  volume={19 3},
Although the prevalence, risk factors for, and consequences of postpartum depression have been studied extensively, little work has examined the nature of postpartum anxiety disorders in community samples. In the present study, 147 community women completed a diagnostic interview and a battery of self-report inventories approximately eight weeks after childbirth. The rate of generalized anxiety disorder was elevated as compared to the rate in women representative of the general population… CONTINUE READING
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