Predictors of postpartum depressive symptoms in Icelandic women

  title={Predictors of postpartum depressive symptoms in Icelandic women},
  author={Marga Thome},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
Objective: The aim of the survey was to investigate the prevalence of postpartum depressive symptoms among Icelandic women and the predictive capacity of parental stress and infant difficulty. Method: A sample of women (n = 734), 2–3 months after giving birth was studied by mailed questionnaires that included the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS); Parent Stress Index/Short Form (PSI/SF) and the Infant Difficulty Index (IDI). Demographic questions were also included. Results: The mean… CONTINUE READING