The maternity blues and Hong Kong Chinese women: an exploratory study.

@article{Hau2003TheMB,
  title={The maternity blues and Hong Kong Chinese women: an exploratory study.},
  author={Florence W L Hau and Valerie Anne Levy},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2003},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={
          197-203
        }
}
BACKGROUND The maternity blues have been studied world-wide and are generally regarded as a cross-cultural phenomenon. However, low prevalence rates of the blues have been reported recently in studies of Japanese women. The purposes of this study are, firstly, to establish whether the low prevalence noted in Japanese women is also found in another group of Asian women, that is, Hong Kong Chinese women, and secondly, to describe the manifestations of the blues in this group of women. METHOD A… CONTINUE READING

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