Global and relationship-specific perceptions of support and the development of postpartum depressive symptomatology

@article{Dennis2007GlobalAR,
  title={Global and relationship-specific perceptions of support and the development of postpartum depressive symptomatology},
  author={Cindy-Lee Dennis and RN PhDNicoleLetourneau},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42},
  pages={389-395}
}
A lack of social support has consistently been demonstrated to be an important modifiable risk factor for postpartum depression. As such, a greater understanding of specific support variables may assist health professionals in the development of effective preventive interventions. The purpose of this paper was two-fold: (1) to determine if women discriminated between global and relationship-specific perceptions of support, and (2) to examine the influence of global and relationship-specific… CONTINUE READING
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