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  1. Postpartum Anxiety and depression : Onset and comorbidity in a community sample.

    Article - En anglais

    A community-based sample of 107 women completed the Beck Anxiety Inventory, Beck Depression Inventory, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale at 14 weeks postpartum and at 30 weeks postpartum.

    The point prevalence of anxiety was 8.7% at 14 weeks and 16.8% at 30 weeks postpartum.

    The point prevalence of depression was 23.3% at 14 weeks and 18.7% at 30 weeks postpartum.

    The incidence of anxiety during this time period was 10.28%, and the incidence of depression was 7.48%, indicating high incidences of both postpartum anxiety and depression later in the postpartum period.

    The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale was found to have a strong correlation with the State Anxiety Scale of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (r=73 at 14 weeks, r=82 at 30 weeks), suggesting that the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale may be a good screening instrument for anxiety as well as depression.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Postpartum pathologie, Prévalence, Incidence, Epidémiologie, Santé mentale, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Femelle, Trouble humeur

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Puerperal disorders, Prevalence, Incidence, Epidemiology, Mental health, United States, North America, America, Human, Female, Mood disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0470927

    Code Inist : 002B18C07A. Création : 19/02/1999.