Women's views of antidepressants in the treatment of postnatal depression.

  title={Women's views of antidepressants in the treatment of postnatal depression.},
  author={Elizabeth Boath and Elizabeth Bradley and Carol Henshaw},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={25 3-4},
Little research has been carried out on the treatment of postnatal depression and clinicians must currently rely on general recommendations for the use of antidepressants. Antidepressant medication as the main treatment for depression in general practice has been shown to be effective when used as prescribed. However, research has shown that depressed patients consistently receive either no medication or consistently low doses of medication. This study will investigate women's experiences of… CONTINUE READING

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