Perinatal depression: Prevalence, screening accuracy, and screening outcomes

Date: 2005
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Gaynes B, Gavin N, Meltzer-Brody S, et all
Publisher:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Overviews 30 research studies on the subject. Conclusions: available research suggests that depression is one of the
most common perinatal complications and that fairly accurate and feasible screening measures are available.

Populations:  Women
About Suicide:  Depression/Bipolar