Depressive symptoms among women screened in obstetrics settings.

  title={Depressive symptoms among women screened in obstetrics settings.},
  author={Heather A. Bennett and Thomas R Einarson},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={13 1},
          119; author reply 120
  • Heather A. Bennett, Thomas R Einarson
  • Published in Journal of women's health 2004
  • Medicine
  • 119 MARCUS ET AL. RECENTLY REPORTED A 20% prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in 3472 adult women. The instrument they used for depression screening was the Center for Epidemiological Studies–Depression scale (CESD). As correctly stated by the authors, the CES-D has been widely used to detect depression in nonclinical adult populations. However, they erroneously stated that the CES-D has been found to have good internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha5 0.88–0.91) in pregnant women… CONTINUE READING

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