From antepartum to postpartum - A prospective study on the prevalence of peripartum depression in a semiurban Turkish community


Gulseren L., Erol A., Gulseren S., Kuey L., KILIÇ B., ERGÖR G.

JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE, vol.51, no.12, pp.955-960, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.955-960
  • Keywords: depression, postpartum depression, Turkey, antepartum depression, POSTNATAL DEPRESSION, RISK-FACTORS, PREGNANCY, METAANALYSIS, WOMEN, POPULATION, TURKEY, SCALE, RATES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of depression in the last trimester of pregnancy and within the first 6 months postpartum, to determine whether there is an association between antepartum and postpartum depression and to investigate the risk factors prospectively in a cohort of Turkish women.