Postnatal Depression among Rural Women in South India: Do Socio-Demographic, Obstetric and Pregnancy Outcome Have a Role to Play?

@inproceedings{Shivalli2015PostnatalDA,
  title={Postnatal Depression among Rural Women in South India: Do Socio-Demographic, Obstetric and Pregnancy Outcome Have a Role to Play?},
  author={Siddharudha Shivalli and Nandihal Gururaj},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Postnatal depression (PND) is one of the most common psychopathology and is considered as a serious public health issue because of its devastating effects on mother, family, and infant or the child. OBJECTIVE To elicit socio-demographic, obstetric and pregnancy outcome predictors of Postnatal Depression (PND) among rural postnatal women in Karnataka state, India. DESIGN Hospital based analytical cross sectional study. SETTING A rural tertiary care hospital of Mandya District… CONTINUE READING