Frequency of Depression and Risk Factors among Adolescent Mothers in Turkey within the First Year of the Postnatal Period


Topatan S., DEMİRCİ N.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY, vol.32, no.5, pp.514-519, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpag.2019.03.009
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.514-519
  • Keywords: Postpartum depression, Adolescent mothers, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression scale, POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, PREVALENCE, SYMPTOMS, CARE

Abstract

Study Objective: Postpartum depression (PPD) emerges within the first 4 weeks of the postnatal period and might continue for as long as 1 year. The aims of this prospective study were to examine the prevalence, severity, and risk factors for PPD among adolescent mothers in Turkey.