Depression as seen through the eyes of rural Chinese women: Implications for help-seeking and the future of mental health care in China.

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Summary of "Depression as seen through the eyes of rural Chinese women: Implications for help-seeking and the future of mental health care in China."

As part of a larger epidemiological study of depression among rural Chinese women, we sought to understand their explanatory models of depression. We explored how participants describe depression, to what cause they attribute depression, and what sources of treatment they would recommend.


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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 38-47


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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)

The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.

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