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Depression during pregnancy and postpartum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22828111     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Postpartum depression is the most common complication of pregnancy, affecting 10% to 15% of women. This condition continues to be underdiagnosed and undertreated despite increased awareness. Several risk factors have been identified including anxiety or depression during pregnancy, a history of depression, as well as increased life stressors. Treatment for depression has been found to be effective and generally safe during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. The risks and benefits of treatment must be carefully evaluated and balanced with the risk of no treatment. Careful screening may assist physicians for more timely diagnosis and intervention.
Authors:
Julianne Toohey
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1532-5520     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0070014     Medline TA:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  788-97     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine.
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