Perinatal depression: A clinical update

Jeanne L. Alhusen, Carmen P Alvarez

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Abstract

Perinatal depression is a common condition with signifi cant adverse maternal, fetal, neonatal, and early childhood outcomes. The perinatal period is an opportune time to screen, diagnose, and treat depression. Improved recognition of perinatal depression, particularly among low-income women, can lead to improved perinatal health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-55
Number of pages6
JournalNurse Practitioner
Volume41
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 19 2016

Keywords

  • Disparities
  • perinatal depression
  • pregnancy
  • women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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