Implementing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorders program.

@article{Smith2012ImplementingAP,
  title={Implementing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorders program.},
  author={Terry J. Smith and Gayle J. Kipnis},
  journal={MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          80-5; quiz 86-7
        }
}
Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) are the most underdiagnosed, underreported, and undertreated complication of childbirth with up to 400,000 infants born in the United States every year to mothers who are depressed (Earls, 2010). Universal screening has not yet been mandated within the United States, which leaves many organizations struggling to meet the recognized needs of this vulnerable population with little guidance. In an effort to provide education, screening, and referral… CONTINUE READING
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