Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 16th, 2003
"This longitudinal study examined depression symptoms among pregnant, low-income, urban Latinas, primarily Puerto Ricans and Dominicans, receiving obstetrical services in community health centers. In all, 106 women were interviewed in late pregnancy, 47 were interviewed again 2 to 3 weeks postpartum, and 42 three months postpartum. Elevated levels of depressive symptoms were evident in 53% of the original sample," investigators in the United States reported.
"Across time, depressive symptoms decreased significantly; however a decreased score was strongly related to number of...
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