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Clinical interviews effective in predicting postpartum depression

20:00 EDT 19 Mar 2017 | AAAS

(University of California - Los Angeles) For non-depressed, pregnant women with histories of major depressive disorder, preventive treatment with antidepressants may not necessarily protect against postpartum depression, according to new UCLA research. In addition, asking questions about daily activities -- especially work -- appears to be an effective screening tool for helping doctors identify women at risk of depression after they have their babies.

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