Immigrant Asian Indian women and postpartum depression.

  title={Immigrant Asian Indian women and postpartum depression.},
  author={Deepika Goyal and Susan O Murphy and Jayne Cohen},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={35 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of postpartum depressive symptomatology in a sample of immigrant Asian Indian women and to establish whether cultural factors such as arranged marriage or gender of the newborn are associated with differences in depression scores. DESIGN Quantitative, descriptive study. SETTING Ten private obstetric and pediatric offices in Northern California. PARTICIPANTS A convenience sample of 58 self-selected immigrant Asian Indian women between 2 weeks and 12… CONTINUE READING

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