Experiences of postpartum depression among first-time mothers in mainland China.

@article{Gao2010ExperiencesOP,
  title={Experiences of postpartum depression among first-time mothers in mainland China.},
  author={Lingling Gao and Sally Wai-Chi Chan and Li-ming You and Xiao-mao Li},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={303-12}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to describe the experience of postpartum depression among first-time mothers in mainland China. BACKGROUND Postpartum depression affects approximately 10-20% of women across many different cultural settings; however, most theories of this condition have been developed in Western societies. Transcultural studies may enhance the understanding of the sociocultural factors associated with postpartum depression. METHOD A phenomenological approach… CONTINUE READING

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