Suicidality among pregnant women in Brazil: prevalence and risk factors

  title={Suicidality among pregnant women in Brazil: prevalence and risk factors},
  author={Tiago Castro e Couto and Mayra Yara Martins Brancaglion and Mauro Nogueira Cardoso and Gustavo Coutinho Faria and Frederico Duarte Garcia and Rodrigo Nicolato and Regina Am{\'e}lia Lopes Pessoa de Aguiar and Henrique V{\'i}tor Leite and Humberto C{\^o}rrea},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
Suicide is one of the major causes of preventable death. We evaluated suicidality among pregnant women who participated in prenatal care in Brazil. A total of 255 patients were assessed using semi-structured interviews as well as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) Plus. Thereafter, Stata 12 was used to identify the significant predictors of current suicide risk (CSR) among participants using… CONTINUE READING
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