The role of self-report questionnaire in the screening of postnatal depression

@article{NishizonoMaher2004TheRO,
  title={The role of self-report questionnaire in the screening of postnatal depression},
  author={Aya Nishizono-Maher and Junji Ma and H Y Ma and Kyoko Urayama and MA MikiMiyato and MA YukiOtsuka and H M Ma},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={185-190}
}
Numerous studies have shown that health care professionals often experience difficulty in detecting postnatal depression. In Japan, where mental illness has traditionally been stigmatized, detection seems even more difficult. This study investigates the prevalence of postnatal depression in the community and its relation to screening methodology. The… CONTINUE READING