Health visitor intervention in postnatal depression.

  title={Health visitor intervention in postnatal depression.},
  author={R Cullinan},
  journal={Health visitor},
  volume={64 12},
Using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) Ruth Cullinan undertook a study to identify postnatal depression among new mothers in North West Hertfordshire. Following health visitor intervention--which involved six to eight weekly counselling visits--87 per cent of those mothers who had been identified as postnatally depressed had improved.