Postnatal depression in Turkey: epidemiological and cultural aspects

  title={Postnatal depression in Turkey: epidemiological and cultural aspects},
  author={Ayşen Esen Danaci and G{\"o}n{\"u}l Dinç and Artuner Deveci and Firdevs Seyfe Şen and İlkin İçelli},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Background In some periods of a woman's life the risk of depression increases and the postnatal period is one of these. The prevalence and the risk factors of postnatal depression are not systematically studied in Turkey. The aim of this study is to investigate the epidemiological aspects and the cultural factors that may affect postnatal depression in our country. Method According to the records of ten primary health care centres in Manisa, a city in western Turkey, there were 1,337 women who… CONTINUE READING

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