Identifying postpartum depression: are 3 questions as good as 10?

  title={Identifying postpartum depression: are 3 questions as good as 10?},
  author={Karolyn Kabir and Jeanelle Leigh Sheeder and Lisa S. Kelly},
  volume={122 3},
BACKGROUND Postpartum depression is the most common medical problem that new mothers face. Anxiety is a more prominent feature of postpartum depression than of depression that occurs at other times in life. Routine, universal screening significantly improves detection in primary health care settings. Thus, an ultrabrief scale that could be incorporated into a general health survey or interview would be useful. OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that, during the first 6 postpartum months, the… CONTINUE READING


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