Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, June 17th, 2005
Researchers with the University of Mississippi's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology set out "to determine the prevalence of depression among active-duty low-risk pregnant women using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale."
"Rates for depression have been reported to be as high as 13% during pregnancy and 12 to 22% postpartum, with postpartum suicidal ideation at nearly 7%," A.L. O'Boyle and colleagues said.
"From April 2002 through March 2003, 82...
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