Perinatal depression screening , prevention and early intervention : recent advances in Portugal VIEWPOINT

@inproceedings{Pereira2016PerinatalDS,
  title={Perinatal depression screening , prevention and early intervention : recent advances in Portugal VIEWPOINT},
  author={Ana Telma Pereira and Mariana Marroni Marques and Cristiana I. J. Marques and Elisabete Bento and Julieta Azevedo and Sandra Xavier and Maria Jo{\~a}o Soares and Ant{\^o}nio da Silva Mac{\^e}do},
  year={2016}
}
Perinatal depression (PD) is a significant public health concern, needing a more efficient detection, prevention and treatment. Experts in the area recently recommended universal psychosocial assessment programs that combine the evaluation of PD symptoms and psychosocial risk factors. Within a new research project, our team has been exploring this avenue to try to reduce the high negative impact of PD. Our aims are: (1) to analyze the predictive ability of a new instrument (Perinatal Depression… CONTINUE READING