PostPartum Depression in African American Women

PostPartum Depression in African American Women

Define Postpartum Depression

Effect on Maternal and Infant Bonding

Low income Status

Postpartum screening


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Beeghly, M., Olson, K. L., Weinberg, M. K., Pierre, S. C., Downey, N., & Tronick, E. Z. (2003). Prevalence, stability, and socio-demographic correlates of depressive symptoms in Black mothers during the first 18 months postpartum. Maternal and child health journal, 7(3), 157-168.

Verbiest, S., Bonzon, E., & Handler, A. (2016). Postpartum health and wellness: A call for quality woman-centered care. Maternal and child health journal, 20(1), 1-7.

Jones, I. (2017). Postpartum depression—a glimpse of light in the darkness?. The Lancet, 390(10093), 434-435.

Dolbier, C. L., Rush, T. E., Sahadeo, L. S., Shaffer, M. L., Thorp, J., & Community Child Health Network Investigators. (2013). Relationships of race and socioeconomic status to postpartum depressive symptoms in rural African American and non-Hispanic white women. Maternal and child health journal, 17(7), 1277-1287.

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Postpartum depression, which is also referred to as postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder that is associated with childbirth. The condition can affect both sexes (male and female). Symptoms of the postpartum depression include low energy, extreme sadness, crying episodes, change in eating and sleeping patterns, irritability, and anxiety. The onset of postpartum depression is usually between……………………


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