A systematic review of studies validating the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in antepartum and postpartum women

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
J. Gibson
K. McKenzie-McHarg
J. Shakespeare
J. Price
R. Gray
Edition: 
119(5): pp. 50-64
Publisher: 
Acta Psychiatra Scandinavica
Publication Date: 
May 2009

Examines the the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) which is widely used to screen women for postpartum depression, and concludes that it may not be an equally valid screening tool across all settings and contexts.

Order Information: 
Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.