Screening for postpartum depression in a pediatric emergency department Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Depression, Postpartum
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Mass Screening
  • Severity of Illness Index

abstract

  • Three questions from the EPDS performed similarly to the full EPDS in screening for postpartum depressive symptoms in a PED. Future studies are needed to confirm these findings and examine whether screening improves maternal and child health outcomes and quality-of-life concerns.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31822c1454

PubMed ID

  • 21878826

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 795

end page

  • 800

volume

  • 27

number

  • 9