Australian midwives' awareness and management of antenatal and postpartum depression.

@article{Jones2012AustralianMA,
  title={Australian midwives' awareness and management of antenatal and postpartum depression.},
  author={Cindy Jones and Debra K Creedy and Jennifer Gamble},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={23-8}
}
BACKGROUND The detection of maternal depression can be improved with routine screening. This practice is expected to be integrated into midwifery practice under the Australia National Perinatal Depression Initiative. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE To describe midwives' self-reported practice in caring for women suffering from antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms; and assess midwives' ability to detect depression and their knowledge of therapeutic interventions for depressive symptoms in… CONTINUE READING

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