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Predictors of postnatal depression in an urban South African cohort.

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BACKGROUND: Postnatal depression can have a significant impact on both maternal and child health. There have been very few studies undertaken in the developing world to identify women at risk of postnatal depression. The present study aimed to investigate risk factors for the occurrence of postnatal depression in urban South African women. METHOD: A large prospective population cohort study identified antenatal risk factors for postnatal depression in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. One ...

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10.1016/j.jad.2008.05.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of affective disorders More from this journal
Volume:
113
Issue:
3
Pages:
279-284
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
Language:
English
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uuid:f2b8628d-14a9-4a08-b230-b7d0b69ef0fa
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139410
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2012-12-19

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