Body image in breastfeeding women with depressive symptoms: a prospective study.

@article{Zanardo2016BodyII,
  title={Body image in breastfeeding women with depressive symptoms: a prospective study.},
  author={Vincenzo Zanardo and Francesca Volpe and Arturo Giustardi and Alessandra Canella and Gianluca Straface and Gino Soldera},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          836-40
        }
}
The purpose of this prospective study was to investigate the relationship between body image perception and breastfeeding in puerperae with postpartum depression symptoms. The participants (147 healthy puerperae) completed The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) and the Body Uneasiness Test (BUT-A and BUT-B), investigating body image perception and specific worries about particular body parts or functions. One month after discharge, new mothers participated in telephone interview… CONTINUE READING

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