Life events, social support and depression in childbirth: perspectives from a rural community in the developing world.

@article{Rahman2003LifeES,
  title={Life events, social support and depression in childbirth: perspectives from a rural community in the developing world.},
  author={Atif Rahman and Zafar Iqbal and Richard M Harrington},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={1161-7}
}
BACKGROUND High rates of depression associated with childbirth have been reported in many parts of the developing world. However, the prevalence and associations of antenatal and post-natal depression in the rural population remain unknown. Disability associated with depression and its impact on infant health and development could have important public health implications for many developing countries where large proportions of the population are rural. METHOD All women living in southern… CONTINUE READING
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