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Assessing prenatal depression in the rural developing world: a comparison of two screening measures.

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Significant levels of prenatal depression are reported from the Indian subcontinent (25–45%). A wide variety of measures have been used to screen for prenatal depression in western research. However, little evidence exists on the use of such measures in the context of the developing world. The objective of this study was to assess the validity of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) and the Kessler 10 Scale of Psychological Distress (K10) as screening measures for prenatal depressi...

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10.1007/s00737-010-0190-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Archives of women's mental health More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
209-216
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1435-1102
ISSN:
1434-1816
Language:
English
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uuid:0ba2ac22-0259-44f5-a217-9dc4346e3bea
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pubs:139538
Source identifiers:
139538
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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