Social support, life events, and depression during pregnancy and the puerperium.

Abstract

A sample of 99 women was studied prospectively from the second trimester of pregnancy until nine weeks post partum. Depressed and nondepressed women identified at the second-trimester assessment and the postpartum assessment were compared on measures of stressful life events and social support provided by their spouses and close confidants. Nine percent of… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Ohara1986SocialSL, title={Social support, life events, and depression during pregnancy and the puerperium.}, author={Michael W O'hara}, journal={Archives of general psychiatry}, year={1986}, volume={43 6}, pages={569-73} }