Perinatal depressive symptomatology among lesbian and bisexual women

  title={Perinatal depressive symptomatology among lesbian and bisexual women},
  author={L. Ross and L. Steele and C. Goldfinger and C. Strike},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  • L. Ross, L. Steele, +1 author C. Strike
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Women's Mental Health
  • SummaryLesbian and bisexual women who were pregnant (N = 16), biological (N = 18) or non-biological (N = 15) parents completed the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), and scores were compared to a previously published heterosexual sample. Lesbian and bisexual biological mothers had significantly higher EPDS scores than the previously published sample of heterosexual women. Results suggest that perinatal depression is not less common and may be more common among lesbian and bisexual… CONTINUE READING
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