Self-rated health and postnatal depressive symptoms among immigrant mothers in Québec.

@article{MechakraTahiri2007SelfratedHA,
  title={Self-rated health and postnatal depressive symptoms among immigrant mothers in Qu{\'e}bec.},
  author={Samia-Djemaa Mechakra-Tahiri and Mar{\'i}a Victoria Zunzunegui and Louise S{\'e}guin},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={1-17}
}
Data from the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development were used to examine factors associated with postnatal depression and the links between self-rated health (SRH) and depressive symptoms in mothers 5 months after giving birth, according to immigration status. Postnatal depressive symptoms were measured using the 12-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). Immigrant mothers were classified according to their ethnocultural (majority or minority) group and compared… CONTINUE READING

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