Depressive disorder and grief following spontaneous abortion

  title={Depressive disorder and grief following spontaneous abortion},
  author={Susil Kulathilaka and Raveen Hanwella and Varuni de Silva},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
BACKGROUND Abortion is associated with moderate to high risk of psychological problems such as depression, use of alcohol or marijuana, anxiety, depression and suicidal behaviours. The increased risk of depression after spontaneous abortion in Asian populations has not been clearly established. Only a few studies have explored the relationship between grief and depression after abortion. METHODS A study was conducted to assess the prevalence and risk factors of depressive disorder and… CONTINUE READING
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