Identifying and treating postpartum depression.

@article{Horowitz2005IdentifyingAT,
  title={Identifying and treating postpartum depression.},
  author={June Andrews Horowitz and Janice H. Goodman},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          264-73
        }
}
Postpartum depression affects 10% to 20% of women in the United States and negatively influences maternal, infant, and family health. Assessment of risk factors and depression symptoms is needed to identify women at risk for postpartum depression for early referral and treatment. Individual and group psychotherapy have demonstrated efficacy as treatments, and some complementary/alternative therapies show promise. Treatment considerations include severity of depression, whether a mother is… CONTINUE READING

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