The minds of mothers: maternal mental health in an urban squatter settlement of Karachi.

@article{Rabbani2000TheMO,
  title={The minds of mothers: maternal mental health in an urban squatter settlement of Karachi.},
  author={Fauziah Rabbani and Fahimeh Raja},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={
          306-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Community-based information on maternal mental health in developing countries is meager and nearly non-existent in Pakistan. OBJECTIVE To determine the proportion of probable cases of women with mental disorders and examine the associated conditions and risk factors which contribute to maternal mental ill-health. METHODS With convenient sampling 260 mothers in an urban squatter settlement of Karachi were interviewed. The tools consisted of a household questionnaire collecting… CONTINUE READING

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