Perinatal depression: A review

Maureen Sayres Van Niel, Jennifer L. Payne

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Abstract

Perinatal depression affects 10% to 20% of women in the United States during pregnancy, the postpartum period, or both, but it can be difficult to recognize. Identifying and treating this problem can reduce the alarming number of suicides among depressed perinatal women and the possible adverse effects of untreated maternal depression on their child's cognitive and behavioral development. In this review, we discuss the latest developments in screening, treatment, and prevention methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-277
Number of pages5
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume87
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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