Postpartum-onset major depression is associated with personality disorders.

  title={Postpartum-onset major depression is associated with personality disorders.},
  author={Cemal Akman and Faruk Uğuz and Nazmiye Kaya},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={48 4},
OBJECTIVES The objective of the study was to investigate the incidence rate of postpartum-onset major depression (PPMD) and to examine associated sociodemographic characteristics, obstetric factors, and personality disorders. METHOD The study data were obtained from 302 women who delivered at a child and maternity hospital. We interviewed the new mothers on the first day of their childbirth and at 6 weeks postpartum. Major depression and axis II diagnoses were determined by means of the… CONTINUE READING
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