HIV/AIDS and Postnatal Depression at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.

@article{Cyimana2010HIVAIDSAP,
  title={HIV/AIDS and Postnatal Depression at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.},
  author={Augustine Cyimana and Ben Andrews and Yussuf Ahmed and Bellington Vwalika},
  journal={Medical journal of Zambia},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={78-83}
}
OBJECTIVE: To study the contribution of HIV/AIDS to the problem of postnatal depression among women receiving postnatal care at University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka, Zambia. BACKGROUND: Postnatal depression (PND), a major depressive episode during the puerperium, affects between 10% and 22% of adult women before the infant's first birthday. HIV seropositivity has been associated with increased risk of mental disease, but its influence on postnatal depression has not been fully explored… CONTINUE READING

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