Depression during pregnancy and after delivery: a repeated measurement study.

  title={Depression during pregnancy and after delivery: a repeated measurement study.},
  author={Malin Eberhard-Gran and Kristian Tambs and Stein Opjordsmoen and Anders Skrondal and Anne Eskild},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={25 1},
The aim of this study was to examine the risk of depression in the postpartum period (first four months after delivery) as compared to the remaining postnatal year and the pregnancy period. All postpartum women from two municipalities in Norway were included in a questionnaire study of mental health (n = 416). Over 50% of the women (n = 259) answered an identical questionnaire at an additional time either before or after the postpartum period. The level of depression was measured by the… CONTINUE READING

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