The impact of education, country, race and ethnicity on the self-report of postpartum depression using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Extinction, Psychological
  • Memory
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic


  • Investigators and clinicians should be aware of the potential differences in expression of phenotype of postpartum depression that women of different educational backgrounds may manifest. The increasing cultural heterogeneity of societies together with the tendency towards globalization requires a culturally sensitive approach to patients, research and policies, that takes into account, beyond rhetoric, the context of a person's experiences and the context in which the research is conducted.

publication date

  • November 21, 2016



  • Academic Article



  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5369767

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S0033291716002087

PubMed ID

  • 27866476

Additional Document Info

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