Stories of women involved in a postpartum depression peer support group.

  title={Stories of women involved in a postpartum depression peer support group.},
  author={Phyllis Montgomery and Sharolyn D Mossey and Sara Adams and Patricia Hill Bailey},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  volume={21 6},
Living through postpartum depression (PPD) might lead women to seek a variety of support to re-establish their well-being, including a hybrid of traditional and non-traditional services. Within this mix, some women participate in peer groups; however, there is a paucity of research regarding their subjective experiences of engaging in this type of support. The purpose of this study was to describe how women talked about living through PPD in the context of a peer support group. This focused… CONTINUE READING
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