Screening of Turkish women for postpartum depression within the first postpartum year: the risk profile of a community sample.

@article{Dindar2007ScreeningOT,
  title={Screening of Turkish women for postpartum depression within the first postpartum year: the risk profile of a community sample.},
  author={Ilknur Dindar and Semra Erdoğan},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={176-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the prevalence of postpartum depression (PPD) and potential risk factors giving rise to PPD among Turkish women. DESIGN A descriptive design and random survey method were used. SAMPLE Collected from 9 public health centers, the sample consisted of 679 mothers within their first year after delivery. MEASUREMENTS The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) and a risk factor questionnaire were used during home visits. RESULTS The EPDS results revealed a 25.6… CONTINUE READING

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