postpartum depression

Summary

Summary: Depression in POSTPARTUM WOMEN, usually within four weeks after giving birth (PARTURITION). The degree of depression ranges from mild transient depression to neurotic or psychotic depressive disorders. (From DSM-IV, p386)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Antenatal risk factors for postpartum depression: a synthesis of recent literature
    Emma Robertson
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, 657 University Avenue, Toronto General Hospital, ML 2 004D, Toronto, MG5 2N2 Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:289-95. 2004
  2. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depression among women with preterm and low-birth-weight infants: a systematic review
    S N Vigod
    Women s College Hospital and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BJOG 117:540-50. 2010
  3. ncbi Predictors of postpartum depression: an update
    C T Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Nurs Res 50:275-85. 2001
  4. pmc Cohort study of depressed mood during pregnancy and after childbirth
    J Evans
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol BS2 8DZ
    BMJ 323:257-60. 2001
  5. ncbi A systematic review of studies validating the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in antepartum and postpartum women
    J Gibson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:350-64. 2009
  6. pmc GABA(A)R plasticity during pregnancy: relevance to postpartum depression
    Jamie Maguire
    Department of Neurology, The David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuron 59:207-13. 2008
  7. ncbi Postpartum depression help-seeking barriers and maternal treatment preferences: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 33:323-31. 2006
  8. ncbi The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: a review and critical analysis of the literature
    S L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto ON M5G, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:263-74. 2003
  9. ncbi Postpartum depression: a metasynthesis
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Qual Health Res 12:453-72. 2002
  10. ncbi Using the internet to screen for postpartum depression
    Huynh Nhu Le
    Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:213-21. 2009

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  1. ncbi Antenatal risk factors for postpartum depression: a synthesis of recent literature
    Emma Robertson
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, 657 University Avenue, Toronto General Hospital, ML 2 004D, Toronto, MG5 2N2 Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:289-95. 2004
    ..inclusion criteria and search terms, in order to identify studies examining antenatal risk factors for postpartum depression. Studies were identified and critically appraised in order to synthesize the current findings...
  2. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depression among women with preterm and low-birth-weight infants: a systematic review
    S N Vigod
    Women s College Hospital and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BJOG 117:540-50. 2010
    Although much is known about the risk factors for postpartum depression (PPD), the role of giving birth to a preterm or low-birth-weight infant has not been reviewed systematically.
  3. ncbi Predictors of postpartum depression: an update
    C T Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Nurs Res 50:275-85. 2001
    Approximately 13% of women experience postpartum depression. Early recognition is one of the most difficult challenges with this mood disorder because of how covertly it is suffered.
  4. pmc Cohort study of depressed mood during pregnancy and after childbirth
    J Evans
    Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol BS2 8DZ
    BMJ 323:257-60. 2001
    ..To follow mothers' mood through pregnancy and after childbirth and compare reported symptoms of depression at each stage...
  5. ncbi A systematic review of studies validating the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in antepartum and postpartum women
    J Gibson
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:350-64. 2009
    The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is the most widely used screening tool for postpartum depression (PPD)...
  6. pmc GABA(A)R plasticity during pregnancy: relevance to postpartum depression
    Jamie Maguire
    Department of Neurology, The David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuron 59:207-13. 2008
    ..We suggest that Gabrd(+/-) and Gabrd(-/-) mice constitute a mouse model of postpartum depression that may be useful for evaluating potential therapeutic interventions.
  7. ncbi Postpartum depression help-seeking barriers and maternal treatment preferences: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 33:323-31. 2006
    Despite the well-documented risk factors and health consequences of postpartum depression, it often remains undetected and untreated...
  8. ncbi The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: a review and critical analysis of the literature
    S L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto ON M5G, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:263-74. 2003
    The incidence of postpartum depression (PPD) in Western societies is approximately 10-15% and its cause multi-faceted...
  9. ncbi Postpartum depression: a metasynthesis
    Cheryl Tatano Beck
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Qual Health Res 12:453-72. 2002
    b>Postpartum depression has been described as a dangerous thief that robs mothers of the love and happiness they expected to feel toward their newborn babies...
  10. ncbi Using the internet to screen for postpartum depression
    Huynh Nhu Le
    Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:213-21. 2009
    ..To examine the feasibility of using the Internet to screen for postpartum depressive symptoms...
  11. ncbi Onset and persistence of postpartum depression in an inner-city maternal health clinic system
    K A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1856-63. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi Seafood consumption, the DHA content of mothers' milk and prevalence rates of postpartum depression: a cross-national, ecological analysis
    Joseph R Hibbeln
    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Park 5, Room 150, 12420 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Affect Disord 69:15-29. 2002
    ..We postulated that the DHA content of mothers' milk and seafood consumption would both predict prevalence rates of postpartum depression across countries.
  13. ncbi Life events, social support and depression in childbirth: perspectives from a rural community in the developing world
    A Rahman
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester
    Psychol Med 33:1161-7. 2003
    ..Disability associated with depression and its impact on infant health and development could have important public health implications for many developing countries where large proportions of the population are rural...
  14. ncbi Cross-cultural and social diversity of prevalence of postpartum depression and depressive symptoms
    Uriel Halbreich
    Biobehavioral Program, State University of New York at Buffalo, Hayes Annex C, Ste 1, 3435 Main Street, 14214, USA
    J Affect Disord 91:97-111. 2006
    The prevalence of postpartum depression (PPD) is currently considered to be 10-15%...
  15. ncbi The course of anxiety and depression through pregnancy and the postpartum in a community sample
    Jonathan Heron
    University of Bristol, UK
    J Affect Disord 80:65-73. 2004
    ..Postnatal and antenatal depression are a focus of considerable clinical and research attention, but little is known about the patterns of anxiety across this period...
  16. ncbi Review of validation studies of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    M Eberhard-Gran
    Section of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404, Nydalen, N-0403 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:243-9. 2001
    ..Positive and negative predictive values were estimated assuming prevalences of postpartum depression ranging from 5% to 20%. RESULTS: Eighteen validation studies were identified...
  17. ncbi Lowered serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) levels predict the occurrence of postpartum depression: further evidence that lowered n-PUFAs are related to major depression
    S R De Vriese
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nutrition, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Life Sci 73:3181-7. 2003
    ..acid profile of maternal serum phospholipids (PL) and cholesteryl esters (CE) differs in women who develop postpartum depression compared to controls...
  18. ncbi Low hemoglobin level is a risk factor for postpartum depression
    Elizabeth J Corwin
    Intercollege Physiology Program and The School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Nutr 133:4139-42. 2003
    The role of maternal anemia in the development of postpartum depression (PPD) is unclear. PPD is a serious disorder that may negatively affect the physical and emotional health of a new mother and her infant...
  19. ncbi Women's care-seeking experiences after referral for postpartum depression
    Wendy Sword
    McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 18:1161-73. 2008
    This qualitative descriptive study explored women's care-seeking experiences after referral for postpartum depression. Interviews with 18 participants revealed individual-, social network-, and health system-related factors that hindered ..
  20. ncbi Variability in use of cut-off scores and formats on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: implications for clinical and research practice
    S Matthey
    Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:309-15. 2006
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  21. ncbi Postpartum depression: what we know
    MICHAEL W O'HARA
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:1258-69. 2009
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mental health problem. It is prevalent, and offspring are at risk for disturbances in development...
  22. ncbi Stepped care treatment of postpartum depression: a primary care-based management model
    Dwenda Gjerdingen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55103, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:44-52. 2008
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD), the most prevalent serious postpartum complication, is a devastating illness that negatively impacts not only the mother, but also her infant, other family members, and work performance...
  23. ncbi Effectiveness of a discharge education program in reducing the severity of postpartum depression: a randomized controlled evaluation study
    Shiao Ming Ho
    National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
    Patient Educ Couns 77:68-71. 2009
    ..The effectiveness of a hospital discharge education program including information on postnatal depression was evaluated to reduce psychological morbidity after childbirth...
  24. pmc The effect of brief alcohol intervention on postpartum depression
    Georgiana Wilton
    University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine, WI, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:297-302. 2009
    ..To report on secondary results from the Healthy Moms Study, a clinical trial to test the efficacy of brief intervention on reducing alcohol use and alcohol-related harms in postpartum women...
  25. ncbi Risk factors for postpartum depression: the role of the Postpartum Depression Predictors Inventory-Revised (PDPI-R). Results from the Perinatal Depression-Research & Screening Unit (PNDReScU) study
    A Oppo
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:239-49. 2009
    The aims of this study were to identify the frequency of the risk factors for postpartum depression (PPD) listed in the Postpartum Depression Predictors Inventory-Revised (PDPI-R) during pregnancy and 1 month after delivery and to ..
  26. ncbi The use of the Antenatal Psychosocial Health Assessment (ALPHA) tool in the detection of psychosocial risk factors for postpartum depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Emma Robertson Blackmore
    University of Rochester, Rochester NY, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 28:873-8. 2006
    Eliciting known risk factors for postpartum depression (PPD) during pregnancy may enable primary health care providers to identify women at increased risk of becoming depressed...
  27. pmc Postpartum depression effects on early interactions, parenting, and safety practices: a review
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 33:1-6. 2010
    In this paper studies are reviewed from the last decade on postpartum depression effects on early interactions, parenting, safety practices and on early interventions...
  28. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of psychological interventions for postnatal depression
    Jeannette Milgrom
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 44:529-42. 2005
    ..Secondly, to provide a direct comparison of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) versus counselling and, finally, to compare the relative value of group and individual delivery formats...
  29. ncbi Individual and combined effects of postpartum depression in mothers and fathers on parenting behavior
    James F Paulson
    Center for Pediatric Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 855 W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23510, USA
    Pediatrics 118:659-68. 2006
    ..Maternal postpartum depression is known to negatively affect parenting and may prevent mothers from following anticipatory guidance...
  30. ncbi Postpartum depression
    Laura J Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, M C 913, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 287:762-5. 2002
  31. ncbi Intellectual problems shown by 11-year-old children whose mothers had postnatal depression
    D F Hay
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:871-89. 2001
    ..The findings show that adverse experiences in infancy predict cognitive ability and academic performance a decade later...
  32. ncbi The relationship between infant-feeding outcomes and postpartum depression: a qualitative systematic review
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, 155 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1P8
    Pediatrics 123:e736-51. 2009
    The negative health consequences of postpartum depression are well documented, as are the benefits of breastfeeding...
  33. ncbi Perinatal depression: a systematic review of prevalence and incidence
    Norma I Gavin
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1071-83. 2005
    ..We systematically review evidence on the prevalence and incidence of perinatal depression and compare these rates with those of depression in women at non-childbearing times...
  34. ncbi Longitudinal study of maternal depressive symptoms and child well-being
    I Luoma
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital and the University of Tampere, Medical School, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1367-74. 2001
    ..To investigate whether prenatal, postnatal, and/or current maternal depressive symptoms are associated with low level of psychosocial functioning or high level of emotional/behavioral problems in school-age children...
  35. ncbi Postpartum depression screening: importance, methods, barriers, and recommendations for practice
    Dwenda K Gjerdingen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:280-8. 2007
    b>Postpartum depression occurs in 10% to 20% of women who have recently given birth, but fewer than half of cases are recognized...
  36. ncbi Blood mononuclear cell gene expression signature of postpartum depression
    R H Segman
    Department of Psychiatry, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Mol Psychiatry 15:93-100, 2. 2010
    ..expression profiles in blood mononuclear cells sampled shortly after delivery at the time of inception of postpartum depression (PD)...
  37. ncbi Paternal postpartum depression, its relationship to maternal postpartum depression, and implications for family health
    Janice H Goodman
    Boston College Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    J Adv Nurs 45:26-35. 2004
    Much attention has been paid to the problem of postpartum depression in women. However, there is some indication that men also experience depression after the birth of a child, and that paternal depression is linked to maternal depression.
  38. ncbi Patterns of sleep disruption and depressive symptoms in new mothers
    Deepika Goyal
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:123-9. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi A psychiatric epidemiological study of postpartum Chinese women
    D Lee
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:220-6. 2001
    ..studies in the 1980s have suggested that depression is rare in the Chinese population and there is no postpartum depression among Chinese women...
  40. ncbi Gender, poverty, and postnatal depression: a study of mothers in Goa, India
    Vikram Patel
    Sangath Centre for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Am J Psychiatry 159:43-7. 2002
    ....
  41. pmc Effect of maternal mental health on infant growth in low income countries: new evidence from South Asia
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Sangath, Goa, India
    BMJ 328:820-3. 2004
  42. ncbi Postpartum depression in Asian cultures: a literature review
    Piyanee Klainin
    Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Singapore, Block E3A, Level 3, 7 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117574, Singapore
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1355-73. 2009
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD), a major health concern, produces insidious effects on new mothers, their infant, and family...
  43. pmc Intimate partner violence as a risk factor for postpartum depression among Canadian women in the Maternity Experience Survey
    Hind A Beydoun
    Graduate Program in Public Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Post Office Box 1980, Norfolk, VA 23501 1980, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:575-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of exposure to intimate partner violence before, during, or after pregnancy on postpartum depression in a nationally representative sample of Canadian women.
  44. ncbi Antepartum and postpartum depression: healthy mom, healthy baby
    Eydie L Moses-Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:181-91. 2004
    ..We selected and reviewed studies of antepartum and postpartum depression of greatest utility to primary care clinicians...
  45. ncbi Screening for postnatal depression in routine primary care: properties of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in an Australian sample
    Jeannette Milgrom
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:833-9. 2005
    ..Next, to compare administration of a second EPDS versus the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) in identifying postnatal depression in the prescreened population...
  46. ncbi Effectiveness of a counseling intervention after a traumatic childbirth: a randomized controlled trial
    Jenny Gamble
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia
    Birth 32:11-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess a midwife-led brief counseling intervention for postpartum women at risk of developing psychological trauma symptoms...
  47. pmc Abnormally reduced dorsomedial prefrontal cortical activity and effective connectivity with amygdala in response to negative emotional faces in postpartum depression
    Eydie L Moses-Kolko
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1373-80. 2010
    ..The neural mechanisms involved in postpartum depression remain unknown, but brain processing of affective stimuli appears to be involved in other affective ..
  48. ncbi Maternal depression in three Latin American samples
    Abraham W Wolf
    Department of Psychiatry, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:169-76. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi Detection of postpartum depression and anxiety in a large health plan
    Ashley O Coates
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:117-33. 2004
    To determine the prevalence of diagnosed and/or treated postpartum depression and anxiety, records were extracted for 1 year after delivery from databases of outpatient diagnoses and prescriptions, for women in a health maintenance ..
  50. ncbi [A study of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) on 859 mothers: detection of mothers at risk for postpartum depression]
    F Teissedre
    Centre d Etudes et de Recherches en Psychopathologie, Université de Toulouse II, Le Mirail
    Encephale 30:376-81. 2004
    ..b>Postpartum depression is characterised by a changing mood, anxiety, irritability, depression, panic and obsessional phenomena...
  51. ncbi The role of traditional confinement practices in determining postpartum depression in women in Chinese cultures: a systematic review of the English language evidence
    Josephine Wong
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Affect Disord 116:161-9. 2009
    ..of motherhood and has been presumed in anthropological literature to protect mothers of newborns from postpartum depression. The aim of this review was to examine systematically the evidence about the relationship between ..
  52. pmc Antenatal cognitive-behavioral therapy for prevention of postpartum depression: a pilot study
    Hyun Ju Cho
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Gu, Seoul 137 701, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 49:553-62. 2008
    To examine the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the prevention of postpartum depression (PPD) in "at risk" women.
  53. ncbi Postnatal depression: a review of current literature
    Victoria Williamson
    Department of Clinical Nursing, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5005 Australia
    Aust J Midwifery 17:11-6. 2004
    ....
  54. pmc Postpartum depression screening at well-child visits: validity of a 2-question screen and the PHQ-9
    Dwenda Gjerdingen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:63-70. 2009
    b>Postpartum depression affects up to 22% of women who have recently given birth. Most mothers are not screened for this condition, and an ideal screening tool has not been identified...
  55. pmc Postpartum depression: prevalence and determinants in Lebanon
    M Chaaya
    Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Arch Womens Ment Health 5:65-72. 2002
    This study assesses the prevalence and determinants of postpartum depression (PPD). 396 women delivering in Beirut and a rural area (Beka'a Valley) were interviewed 24 hours and 3-5 months after delivery...
  56. pmc An approach to interpersonal psychotherapy for postpartum depression: focusing on interpersonal changes
    Sophie Grigoriadis
    Psychiatry, University Health Network, Reproductive Life Stages Program, Women s College Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 53:1469-75. 2007
    To review the principles of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD).
  57. ncbi Postpartum Taiwanese women: their postpartum depression, social support and health-promoting lifestyle profiles
    Ching Min Chen
    College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 16:1550-60. 2007
    ..To reach the Millennium Development Goals, maternal health-promoting behaviours need to be encouraged after childbirth; little is known about the health-promoting behaviour among first-time mothers during their postpartum period...
  58. ncbi Pharmacologic treatment for postpartum depression: a systematic review
    Rosalyn C Ng
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 30:928-41. 2010
    During the past decade, the medical community has expressed a growing concern over the high prevalence of postpartum depression and the tragic repercussions of untreated illness...
  59. ncbi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treats postpartum depression
    Keith S Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Brain Stimul 3:36-41. 2010
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD) is a prevalent illness, affecting 10-15% of new mothers. PPD is the most common complication of childbirth and is a significant public health concern...
  60. ncbi Etiology and treatment of postpartum depression
    Deborah Lynne Flores
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, 760 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:461-6. 2002
    This article reviews the risk factors, pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is common and occurs in up to 18% of newly delivered mothers...
  61. ncbi Postpartum depression treatment rates for at-risk women
    June Andrews Horowitz
    William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Nurs Res 55:S23-7. 2006
    Despite growing awareness of postpartum depression (PPD), screening is not yet standard care and evidence that screening produces improved health outcomes remains limited.
  62. ncbi Risk of postpartum depression in relation to dietary fish and fat intake in Japan: the Osaka Maternal and Child Health Study
    Yoshihiro Miyake
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychol Med 36:1727-35. 2006
    ..that the docosahexaenoic acid content in mother's milk and seafood intake were inversely correlated with postpartum depression. This prospective study investigated the relationship of consumption of selected high-fat foods and ..
  63. ncbi Risk factors for postpartum depression: a retrospective investigation at 4-weeks postnatal and a review of the literature
    Sarah J Breese McCoy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa 74107 1898, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 106:193-8. 2006
    To describe possible correlations between incidence of postpartum depression and the following patient characteristics: age, breastfeeding status, tobacco use, marital status, history of depression, and method of delivery.
  64. ncbi Prevalence of postpartum depression in a native American population
    Lisa Baker
    Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, P O Box 1510, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:21-5. 2005
    Data were collected on postpartum depression from 151 women, ages 16-40 years who received postpartum health services from a rural obstetrical clinic in North Carolina between September 2002 and May 2003...
  65. ncbi Prevalence of postpartum depression in a Moroccan sample
    M Agoub
    Ibn Rushd University Psychiatric Centre, Casablanca, Morocco
    Arch Womens Ment Health 8:37-43. 2005
    ..The subsequent point prevalences were 6.9%, 11.8% and 5.6% respectively at 6 weeks, 6 and 9 months. Postnatal visits were effective in the identification of Moroccan depressed mothers...
  66. ncbi Missed bipolarity and psychiatric comorbidity in women with postpartum depression
    Verinder Sharma
    Specialized Adult Ambulatory Care Program, London, ON, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 10:742-7. 2008
    To investigate the diagnostic profile of women referred for postpartum depression.
  67. ncbi Does maternal role functioning improve with antidepressant treatment in women with postpartum depression?
    M Cynthia Logsdon
    School of Nursing and School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:85-90. 2009
    The ability to mother her infant is reduced in a woman with postpartum depression (PPD)...
  68. ncbi Temperament and character in women with postpartum depression
    A Josefsson
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:3-7. 2007
    To investigate whether women with postpartum depression differ in personality traits from healthy postpartum women, healthy controls from the normal Swedish population and non-postpartum women with major depression.
  69. pmc Platelet serotonin levels support depression scores for women with postpartum depression
    Elisabeth Maurer-Spurej
    Canadian Blood Services, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:23-9. 2007
    ..This study examined whether a new measurement for platelet serotonin could aid in the diagnosis of postpartum depression and support the results from questionnaires.
  70. ncbi Postpartum depression peer support: maternal perceptions from a randomized controlled trial
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Nursing and Psychiatry, Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Community Health, University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:560-8. 2010
    Peer support in the early postpartum period is effective in the prevention of postpartum depression among women identified as high-risk.
  71. ncbi Endocrine factors in the etiology of postpartum depression
    Miki Bloch
    Psychiatric Division, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 44:234-46. 2003
    This article reviews the literature regarding endocrine factors postulated or presumed to be relevant in postpartum depression (PPD), a condition affecting at least 10% of childbearing women...
  72. ncbi Comparative analysis of the performance of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale with two other depression instruments
    C T Beck
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2026, USA
    Nurs Res 50:242-50. 2001
    b>Postpartum depression affects approximately 13% of mothers but up to 50% of all cases of this tragic illness can go undetected.
  73. pmc Severity of acute pain after childbirth, but not type of delivery, predicts persistent pain and postpartum depression
    James C Eisenach
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pain 140:87-94. 2008
    ..5-fold increased risk of persistent pain and a 3.0-fold increased risk of postpartum depression compared to those with mild postpartum pain...
  74. ncbi Increased risk of postpartum depressive symptoms is associated with slower normalization after pregnancy of the functional docosahexaenoic acid status
    S J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, DR Rotterdam 3000, The Netherlands
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 69:237-43. 2003
    ..association between a low docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3) status after pregnancy and the occurrence of postpartum depression. However, a comparison of the actual biochemical plasma DHA status among women with and without postpartum ..
  75. ncbi Review of screening instruments for postpartum depression
    R C Boyd
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 8:141-53. 2005
    ..Because postpartum depression is a significant mental health problem, there is a need for reliable and valid screening instruments...
  76. ncbi A comparison of anxiety and depressive symptomatology in postpartum and non-postpartum mothers
    Malin Eberhard-Gran
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:551-6. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi Psychotherapy for postpartum depression: a preliminary report
    Roseanne Clark
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:441-54. 2003
    A postpartum depression treatment efficacy study showed both a mother-infant psychotherapy group and interpersonal psychotherapy to be superior to a waiting-list comparison group in reducing maternal depressive symptoms, improving ..
  78. ncbi Prenatal and postpartum depression in fathers and its association with maternal depression: a meta-analysis
    James F Paulson
    Department of Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, E V Williams Hall, 855 W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    JAMA 303:1961-9. 2010
    It is well established that maternal prenatal and postpartum depression is prevalent and has negative personal, family, and child developmental outcomes...
  79. ncbi Calculating clinically significant change in postnatal depression studies using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    Stephen Matthey
    South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Paediatric Mental Health Service, 13 Elizabeth Street, Liverpool, New South Wales 2170, Australia
    J Affect Disord 78:269-72. 2004
    ..Jacobson and Truax (1991) describe the calculation of the Reliable Change Index (RCI) as a method of calculating this clinical significance...
  80. ncbi Identifying postpartum depression: are 3 questions as good as 10?
    Karolyn Kabir
    University of Colorado and Health Sciences Center, Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, 1056 E 19th St, Box B025, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e696-702. 2008
    b>Postpartum depression is the most common medical problem that new mothers face. Anxiety is a more prominent feature of postpartum depression than of depression that occurs at other times in life...
  81. ncbi Fish and long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intakes during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression: a prospective study based on a large national birth cohort
    Marin Strøm
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:149-55. 2009
    Mothers may be reluctant to receive medical treatment of postpartum depression (PPD), despite the detrimental consequences the disorder can impose on mother and child...
  82. ncbi Antenatal screening for the prediction of postnatal depression: validation of a psychosocial Pregnancy Risk Questionnaire
    M P Austin
    Mood Disorders Unit, Black Dog Institute and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:310-7. 2005
    ..To assess the predictive value of an antenatal index of risk for postnatal depression (PND)...
  83. ncbi The use of paroxetine and cognitive-behavioral therapy in postpartum depression and anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Shaila Misri
    Department of, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia and Reproductive Mental Health Programs, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1236-41. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Detecting postnatal depression in Chinese women. Validation of the Chinese version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    D T Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 172:433-7. 1998
    ..We evaluated the utility of the Chinese version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) and measured the prevalence of major depression six weeks after confinement among Chinese women in Hong Kong...
  85. ncbi Early parental depression and child language development
    James F Paulson
    Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:254-62. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of early maternal and paternal depression on child expressive language at age 24 months and the role that parent-to-child reading may play in this pathway...
  86. ncbi Can we identify mothers at risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale?
    Cindy Lee Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3H4
    J Affect Disord 78:163-9. 2004
    b>Postpartum depression is a major health issue for many women around the world with well-documented negative health consequences for the mother, child and family...
  87. ncbi Antenatal risk factors for postnatal depression: a large prospective study
    Jeannette Milgrom
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 108:147-57. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Postpartum psychiatric disorders
    Ian Brockington
    University of Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 363:303-10. 2004
    ..b>Postpartum depression necessitates thorough exploration...
  89. ncbi Identifying women at-risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period
    C L E Dennis
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:338-46. 2004
    ..To develop a multifactorial predictive model of depressive symptomatology in the first week postpartum in order to assist in targeted screening procedures...
  90. ncbi Perinatal depression: a randomized controlled trial of an antenatal education intervention for primiparas
    B A Hayes
    Nursing, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Birth 28:28-35. 2001
    ....
  91. ncbi Prediction of depression in the postpartum period: a longitudinal follow-up study in high-risk and low-risk women
    Gerda J M Verkerk
    Department of Psychology and Health, PO Box 90153, Tilburg University, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 77:159-66. 2003
    ..The present study investigates both the antenatal prediction of the occurrence of depression during the first year postpartum and the course of depression in populations at different degrees of risk...
  92. ncbi Shifting landscapes: immigrant women and postpartum depression
    Marina Morrow
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 29:593-617. 2008
    ..experiences reveals the critical importance of the sociocultural context of childbirth in understanding postpartum depression. We suggest that an examination of women's narratives about their experiences of postpartum depression can ..
  93. ncbi Prevalence, nature, severity and correlates of postpartum depressive symptoms in Vietnam
    J R W Fisher
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, WHO Collaborating Centre in Women s Health, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BJOG 111:1353-60. 2004
    ..To examine depressive symptomatology in women after childbirth in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  94. ncbi Epidemiology of depression throughout the female life cycle
    Vivien K Burt
    University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:9-15. 2002
    ..Prophylaxis and treatment to minimize severity in cases of recurrence are discussed in the article, using reproductive transitional events as markers...
  95. pmc Interpersonal psychotherapy adapted for the group setting in the treatment of postpartum depression
    C M Klier
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vienna, Austria
    J Psychother Pract Res 10:124-31. 2001
    Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) has demonstrated efficacy in the individual treatment of antepartum and postpartum depression. The current investigation extends prior work by examining the efficacy of a group IPT approach for the ..
  96. ncbi Screening for postpartum depression with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS): an ethical analysis
    Ingela Krantz
    Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:211-6. 2008
    ..Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), a self-administered questionnaire created to screen for symptoms of postpartum depression in the community, from an epidemiological and ethical perspective...
  97. ncbi Postpartum depression and mother-infant relationship at 3 months old
    Marion Righetti-Veltema
    Service Médico Pédagogique, 16 18 bd Saint Georges, 1211 8, Geneve, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 70:291-306. 2002
    This paper is part of a prospective, epidemiologic study concerning postpartum depression (PPD). The women were first examined during pregnancy; after delivery they were seen with their infants at 3 and 18 months...
  98. ncbi Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale for men, and comparison of item endorsement with their partners
    S Matthey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, South West Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 64:175-84. 2001
    ..While some studies have reported the use of the EPDS with fathers, none have validated it for this group, and thus the appropriate cut-off score for screening for depression or anxiety caseness for this population is not known...
  99. ncbi Clinical practice. Postpartum depression
    Katherine L Wisner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:194-9. 2002
  100. ncbi The prevalence of postpartum depression: the relative significance of three social status indices
    LISA S SEGRE
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:316-21. 2007
    Little is known about the prevalence of clinically significant postpartum depression in women of varying social status...
  101. ncbi Validation of the Maltese version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    E Felice
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Carmel Hospital, Malta
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:75-80. 2006
    ..However, introducing the EPDS in pregnancy will help to identify women who are at high risk of depression so as to treat appropriately and early in the antenatal period...

Research Grants74

  1. 5-HT transporter function: Interaction of hormones and antidepressants
    Alan Frazer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is likely that effects of gonadal hormones contribute to the development of MDD (as well as postpartum depression) and this may be part of the reason why MDD is more common in females than in males...
  2. Postpartum Depression: Role of Sleep &Genetic Risk in Postpartum Mood Disorders
    Katherine M Sharkey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Postpartum depression is the most common complication of childbirth;it has been linked to morbidity and mortality (including ..
  3. Identifying Biomarkers for Post-Partum Depression in African-American Women
    Patrick F Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To minimize heterogeneity, we will study postpartum depression (PPD), a more homogenous type of MDD...
  4. Genes Influencing Social Behaviors
    DONALD WELLS PFAFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Impact: OT may be involved in postpartum depression. OT systems certainly facilitate social recognition, disorders of which are prominent in autism and in ..
  5. Coregulatory Processes and Postpartum Depression in Mexican-Americans
    Linda J Luecken; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The consequences of postpartum depression (PPD) extend far beyond the mother's mental health, and can have severe detrimental effects on marital relationships, parenting abilities, mother-infant ..
  6. Optimizing Treatment of Mental Illness during Pregnancy:Improving Infant Outcomes
    Katherine L Wisner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..7% during pregnancy and a striking 14.5% women experience postpartum depression. Although MDD is prevalent, only 1 in 5 Americans receive any guideline-concordant intervention, and the ..
  7. Melatonin in Menopausal Depression
    Barbara L Parry; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..As an extension of our ongoing investigation of the chronobiology of premenstrual, pregnancy and postpartum depression, this study has the potential to lead to the development of new hypotheses and treatment strategies...
  8. Development of a Yoga Intervention for Antenatal Depression
    Cynthia L Battle; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..many adverse outcomes, including higher rates of spontaneous abortion, pre-eclampsia, operative delivery, postpartum depression, neonatal growth retardation, pre-term delivery, low birth weight, and delayed developmental milestones ..
  9. Neuroendocrine and Neuroimaging Endophenotypes in Postpartum Depression
    KRISTINA MARIE DELIGIANNIDIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..as a translational physician-scientist is to: discover neuroendocrine and neuroimaging endophenotypes in postpartum depression (PPD), translate findings to develop methods to identify pregnant women at highest risk of developing PPD ..
  10. The Iowa Flood Study: Perinatal Effects of a Natural Disaster
    MICHAEL WILLIAM O apos HARA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We predict that higher levels of PNMS will be associated with poorer maternal health outcomes (PTSD, postpartum depression)...
  11. Behavioral Change in the Mother/Infant Dyad: Preventing Postpartum Depression
    CATHERINE E MONK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..7%). Existing clinical approaches to postpartum depression (PPD) use standard pharmacologic and psychological interventions to reduce women's symptoms...
  12. HPA Stress Reactivity &Genetic Influences in Postpartum Depression
    SAMANTHA ERIKA MELTZER-BRODY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, postpartum depression (PPD) has a prevalence rate of approximately 10%, making it one of the most common complications of both ..
  13. Assessing the Influence of Oxytocin on Postpartum Depression Using Brain Imaging
    Julia R Heiman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Following the birth of an infant, 10-15% of women experience postpartum depression (PPD) (Halbreich &Karkum, 2006)...
  14. FOR MOMS:Culturally Relevant Treatment for Perinatal Depression
    Nancy K Grote; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Maternal postpartum depression has adverse, lasting effects on maternal, infant and child well-being...
  15. Parsing the Heterogeneity of Neural Functioning in Postpartum Depression
    Eydie L Moses-Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will thus capitalize on a rare opportunity to elucidate the neural signature of PPD and impairments in maternal sensitivity within a developmental context. ..
  16. Project REACH: Preventing Postpartum Depression in Adolescent Mothers
    Maureen G Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..births in the US each year are to adolescent mothers and approximately 26-36% of these mothers experience postpartum depression (PPD), a condition associated with significant social and health morbidity...
  17. A Transgenerational e-Intervention for Gestational Diabetics and their Offspring
    Wanda K Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..outcomes are adherence/participation with protocol, improved eating behaviors and physical activity, postpartum depression symptoms, self-efficacy, social support, acceptability and costs...
  18. Neurosteroid Modulation of Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors
    EYDITH JANICE COMENENCIA ORTIZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..excitability and might contribute to the development of novel pharmacological targets for the treatment of postpartum depression, epilepsy and anxiety disorders...
  19. Serotonin, Maternal Behavior and Postpartum Depression
    Ming Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..motivation, reward, learning and memory and social interaction, and has recently been used in modeling postpartum depression and psychosis. The core neural circuits underlying rat maternal behavior have been well elucidated...
  20. Mood, mother and infant: The psychobiology of impaired dyadic development
    Alison M Stuebe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common, morbid condition that affects 10-15% of mothers...
  21. Social Media, Teen Moms, and PPD
    MIMIA CYNTHIA LOGSDON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in adolescent mothers (n=140) from those counties enrolling in an internet based intervention related to postpartum depression. The previously tested intervention includes vignettes from other adolescent mothers, questions and ..
  22. New Jersey Pregnancy Risks Assessment and Monitoring System (PRAMS)- a surveillan
    INGRID MORTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Publications - Updating several NJ PRAMS data briefs are planned and will be posted on the NJ PRAMS website. Significant Project Changes - There are no significant project changes planned for 20 II. ..
  23. Efficacy of an Exercise Intervention for the Prevention of PostPartum Depression
    Beth A Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2005). Research indicates that psychological interventions are efficacious for treating postpartum depression (Dennis &Hodnett, 2007)...
  24. Does EPA or DHA prevent depressive symptoms in pregnancy and postpartum?
    Ellen Mozurkewich; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Major depressive disorder (MDD) during pregnancy and postpartum depression are associated with significant maternal and neonatal morbidity...
  25. Dopamine/Adenpsine interaction in depression: Therapeutic role of A2A antagonism
    MARIANA PEREIRA ARBOLEYA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression is a serious condition that, if not recognized and treated timely, not only has deleterious effects on the mother but also poses a serious risk for the mother-infant ..
  26. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Murray L Katcher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from the PRAMS survey provided compelling and stark evidence of major disparities in household income, postpartum depression, safe sleep practices, and pregnancy intention...
  27. Category B: Hawaii Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Danette Wong Tomiyasu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hawai'i PRAMS standard questions address topics such as breastfeeding, dental care, drug use, general health, HIV, and maternal health conditions. ..
  28. Role of Allopregnanolone in Mediating the Adverse Effects of Psychosocial Stress
    Vasiliki Michopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are associated with fluctuations in ovarian hormone levels, including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, postpartum depression, and hormone replacement therapy induced negative mood...
  29. Multiple circadian oscillators: Regulation of a neuroendocrine rhythm
    Sandra J Legan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  30. B[Existing] - Massachusetts Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Hafsatou Diop; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For example, MA did not have population based data on postpartum depression. However, new programs have begun to address maternal depression in MA...
  31. Perinatal Depression &Anxiety: Relationships with Late Pregnancy Thyroid Status
    CORT ANDREW PEDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..levels are related to depression history and test whether prenatal thyroid measures improve prediction of postpartum depression especially when combined with known risk factors (abuse history, stressful life events, low social support)..
  32. Psychoneuroimmune Contributions to Postpartum Depression
    ELIZABETH JEANNE CORWIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression (PPD) occurs in up to 20 percent of postpartum women, and carries consequences that may last a lifetime...
  33. Effectiveness of Treating Prenatal Depression to Reduce Postpartum Depression
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression (PPD) afflicts about 10-15% of pregnant women. Depression during pregnancy is the strongest risk factor for PPD...
  34. TRAINING IN NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY
    Geert J De Vries; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., postpartum depression, sleep and eating disorders, and progress of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer...
  35. Resilient Profiles and Postpartum Depression in Low-Income Mexican American Women
    Jenna L Gress-Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Studies estimate postpartum depression (PPD) to be more prevalent in MA mothers, ranging from 21-53%, compared to 10-15% in other samples of ..
  36. Postpartum Mental Health Among Visible And Invisible Minority Women
    LORI ELIZABETH ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression (PPD) is a significant public health issue for women and their families (5), yet research to date has focused almost exclusively on heterosexual married women (102)...
  37. Brown/WIH Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Program
    Maureen G Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..reproductive toxicology, perinatal genetics, pregnancy epidemiology and outcomes, gestational diabetes, postpartum depression, women's cancer epidemiology, environmental health, biomarkers and treatment development, ovarian ..
  38. Effect of Perinatal Loss on Maternal Mental Health and Maternal-Infant Bonding
    CARA BICKING KINSEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Researchers have discovered that postpartum depression is associated with the presence of maternal-infant bonding disorders...
  39. TRIP for postpartum depression (TRIPPD)
    Barbara Yawn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common, serious condition affecting over 500,000 women annually in the United States. PPD is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, affecting new mothers, their infants and their families...
  40. Placebo Controlled Trial of Sertraline and IPT for Postpartum Depression
    Scott P Stuart; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mental illness that affects more than 500,000 US women every year...
  41. The Epidemiology of Postpartum Depression and Associated Childhood Outcomes.
    MICHAEL EVAN SILVERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Aims of this project are a direct answer to the mission of the NIMH to address the epidemiology of postpartum depression, to identify associated risk factors and characterize child developmental and mental health outcomes ..
  42. Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Reproductive Hormone Related Affective Dysfunction
    David R Rubinow; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Affective disorders, such as postpartum depression (PPD) and other reproductive-related mood disorders, are common and constitute a significant burden for women, children, and society...
  43. Placebo Controlled Trial of Sertaline and IPT for Postpartum Depression
    Caron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2012
    b>Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mental illness that affects more than 500,000 US women every year. In addition to the suffering experienced by women, it has profound effects on women's families and their developing infants...
  44. Facilitating Effective Referrals for Postpartum Depression
    Rhonda C Boyd; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary Postpartum depression (PPD) is a significant mental health and public health problem. It is estimated that 10-15% of women suffer from major depression after childbirth...
  45. Evaluation of a Sleep Enhancement Program for Prenatal and Postpartum Women
    CHRISTOPHER R ALSTEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..sleep is legendary and has been associated with fatigue, difficulties caring for the newborn and even postpartum depression (Ross, Murray, &Steiner, 2005). Each year four million women give birth in the U.S...
  46. Development of a Home-Based Family Treatment for Postpartum Depression
    Cynthia L Battle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although 10-15% of women experience postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth to a child, the majority do not receive any form of mental health treatment...
  47. Sleep Duration During Pregnancy and the Risk of Postpartum Depression
    Jen Jen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..duration is associated with higher levels of pro-inflammatory serum cytokines, which are associated with postpartum depression. However, few research studies have directly examined the relationship between sleep duration during ..
  48. Illinois PRAMS project to collect and analyze survey data to improve maternal and
    MARK FLOTOW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..insurance funding related to deliveries, be used to promote breast- feeding, broaden our understanding of postpartum depression and strategies to address it, and be made available for a myriad of related research...
  49. Trial of Transition to Parenting Program for Couples
    MARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The transition to parenthood is a stressful period for many couples. Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for couples and their children. ..
  50. Stress, depression, and the mother-infant relationship across the first year
    LUCIA MARIE CICIOLLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..applicant): The current application seeks to investigate the role of chronic daily stress in the course of postpartum depression, the negative impact on infant cognitive and emotional development, and the mediating role of the mother-..
  51. Effect of exercise and wellness interventions on preventing postpartum depression
    Beth A Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approximately 10 to13 percent of women experience postpartum depression (Banti et al., 2011, Gaynes et al., 2005)...
  52. Oregon Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), Category B, Existing
    CATE WILCOX; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The availability of PRAMS data has been helpful in program development (e.g., postpartum depression and breastfeeding)...
  53. Neurophysiological and behavioral dynamics of emotion in mothers with infants
    NASTASSIA JOSEPHINE HAJAL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The absence of this information may contribute to inconsistent findings regarding the effectiveness of postpartum depression interventions, which seem to help a mother's symptoms but not necessarily her parenting or her child&..
  54. Marce Society (International Society for the Understanding, Prevention, and treat
    Katherine L Wisner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Although a striking 14.5% of women experience postpartum depression, even higher rates have been reported among inner city women, mothers who have delivered infants preterm, ..
  55. Postpartum Depression: Omega-3 FA vs Placebo
    Marlene Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..proposed research study is a double-blind, placebo-controlled 3-arm trial of omega-3 fatty acids (FA) in postpartum depression. Data suggest omega-3 fatty acids are efficacious in the treatment and prophylaxis of major depressive ..
  56. Complementary Chronotherapeutics for Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression
    Barbara L Parry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  57. Functional Neuroanatomy of Maternal & Paternal Behavior
    JEFFREY LORBERBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..lay the groundwork for studying the brain basis of neglectful and abusive parenting and illnesses in which social bonding may be impaired including autism, postpartum depression, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse.
  58. The Role of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in Primate Maternal Behavior
    Wendy Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..stress and a number of stress-related psychopathological conditions, including major depressive disorder, postpartum depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, can lead to impaired maternal behavior and increased likelihood of ..
  59. Calcium for Prevention of Postpartum Depression
    Daniel Hatton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..supplementation during pregnancy may provide an inexpensive, safe, and effective protection against postpartum depression while at the same time providing a number of other health benefits for the mother and child...
  60. Eating Disorders and Pregnancy Outcome in 100,000 Births
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide prospective data on the risk to pregnancy outcome and child development associated with EDs in the mother independent of the effects of depression, anxiety and nutrition. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. STEROID REGULATION OF ION CHANNELS
    Leslie Henderson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..experiments may provide important information relevant to understanding gender-dependent differences in cognitive states, such as postpartum depression, and diseases, such as epilepsy, in which GABA-A receptors play a pivotal role.
  62. ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY
    Rachel Manber; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the differential impact of treatment with SPEC acupuncture for major depression on the incidence of postpartum depression. Participants...
  63. OUTCOMES OF LEGISLATED INCREASES IN MATERNITY STAYS
    Stephen Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Subgroup analyses on vulnerable populations (e.g., poorer, less educated, teenage mothers) will be conducted to determine whether these policies might have had differential effects on these at-risk populations. ..
  64. The Epidemiology of Hospitalized Postpartum Depression
    David Savitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The epidemiological characteristics of severe postpartum depression requiring hospitalization have not been described...
  65. Early Predictors of Postpartum Depression
    ILONA YIM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Postpartum Depression is a serious disorder, affecting approximately 10% to 15% of women after delivery...
  66. Understanding unintended pregnancy among New Latinas: A mixed method approach.
    Anna Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..b>Postpartum depression is common (prevalence 13%;O'Hara &Swain, 1996) and Hispanic women exhibit a risk of depressive ..
  67. Conformational changes neurosteroids at GABA-A receptors
    Daniel Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The data may provide an understanding to how neurosteroids affect anxiety, depression, sexual behaviors, and susceptibility to alcohol. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. Functional status and motor activity in PPD
    Barbara Posmontier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..However, a woman suffering from postpartum depression (PPD) may be unable to function in her new role and perform activities that are vital to her own and ..
  69. FACTORS AFFECTING THE HEALTH OF EMPLOYED PREGNANT WOMEN
    Kathryn Luchok; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Employed women who are pregnant may be at an increased risk of poor pregnancy outcomes, as well as postpartum depression, anxiety, and poor functional health status, if they are exposed to high levels of occupational stress ..
  70. Zn & Maternal-Infant Brain Function in S. Ethiopia: Randomized Controlled Trials
    K Hambidge; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  71. AFFECTIVE DISTURBANCES IN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..be studied in several samples including infants of depressed mothers (prepartum, postpartum and prepartum/postpartum depression) and non-organic failure-to-thrive infants of depriving mothers as compared to normal mothers and infants...
  72. Predictors of antenatal and postpartum depression
    Janet Rich Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Antenatal and postpartum depression together affect roughly 15% of mothers, and may have serious consequences for the health and well-being of the entire family...
  73. INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
    MICHAEL O HARA; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..at the end of treatment, women not recovered at the end of treatment, and women who did not experience a postpartum depression)...
  74. "Post-partum steroid withdrawal-induced depression"
    REBECCA CRAFT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Up to 15% of child-bearing women develop postpartum depression (PPD) in the weeks following delivery. Similar to major depression, PPD puts women at increased risk for the development of other psychological disorders (e.g...