Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression.

@article{Dennis2013PsychosocialAP,
  title={Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression.},
  author={C. Dennis and Therese Dowswell},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD001134
        }
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies and meta-analyses of predictive studies have consistently demonstrated the importance of psychosocial and psychological variables as postpartum depression risk factors. While interventions based on these variables may be effective treatment strategies, theoretically they may also be used in pregnancy and the early postpartum period to prevent postpartum depression. OBJECTIVES Primary: to assess the effect of diverse psychosocial and psychological… Expand

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Interventional Clinical Trial
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ConditionsDepression, Perinatal Depression, Postpartum Depression
InterventionBehavioral
Interventional Clinical Trial
This project is aimed at enhancing the effectiveness and scalability of the Mothers and Babies 1-on-1 Course (MB) among home visiting programs. MB is a manualized 12-session… Expand
ConditionsPerinatal Depression, Postpartum Depression
InterventionBehavioral
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