Peer-support intervention for postpartum depression: Participant satisfaction and program effectiveness.

08:00 EDT 31st May 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Peer-support intervention for postpartum depression: Participant satisfaction and program effectiveness."

Postpartum mood disorders represent a serious problem affecting 10-20% of women and support groups offer a promising intervention modality. The current study examined participant satisfaction with and effectiveness of a peer-facilitated postpartum support group.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Midwifery
ISSN: 1532-3099
Pages: 38-47


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [14339 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Seeking social support and postpartum depression: A pilot retrospective study of perceived changes.

Postpartum depression prevalence rates reach as high as 25% (Gavin, 2006). Negative effects on mothers and children are well established. Although low social support is an important predictor of perin...

Using a Veterans Affairs Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Group Therapy Program With Refugees.

The PTSD Recovery Program, an intervention based on guidelines for the treatment of combat Veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that includes group therapy as adjunctive treatm...

The Relevance of Aboriginal Peer-Led Parent Support: Strengthening the Child Environment in Remote Areas.

This participatory action research study was situated within a larger research study, which investigated the development of a peer-led Aboriginal parent support program in the remote setting of Halls ...

Veteran peer Coaches Optimizing and Advancing Cardiac Health (Vet-COACH); design and rationale for a randomized controlled trial of peer support among Veterans with poorly controlled hypertension and other CVD risks.

Peer support can improve health for patients with chronic conditions; however, evidence for disease prevention is less clear and peer recruitment strategies are not well described. This paper describe...

Effect of peer support on health outcomes in patients with cardiac pacemaker implantation: A randomized, controlled trial.

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of a nurse-led telephone-based peer support program on health outcomes in patients after cardiac pacemaker implantation. Seventy six patients who receiv...

Clinical Trials [16475 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Home-Based Peer Support on Maternal-Infant Interaction, Infant Health Outcomes, and Postpartum Depression (PPD)

The objective of this study is to examine the impact of a home-based peer support intervention for mothers affected by postpartum depression (PPD) and for their infants.

Does Enhancing Maternal Peer Interactions Decrease Rates of Postpartum Depression?

The long-term goal of this study is to validate a simple and inexpensive intervention to reduce the incidence and impact of Postpartum Depression (PPD). The central hypothesis is that enha...

Postpartum Depression Prevention Trial

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of peer (mother-to-mother) support on the prevention of postpartum depression among mothers identified as high-risk.

Mobile Phone Based Peer Support to Prevent Postpartum Depression Among Adolescent Mothers

This pilot study will evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a mobile phone based peer support intervention among adolescent mothers. Half of the participants will receive usual car...

Development of Postnatal Mobile Support Application

A mobile support application will be developed that will support mothers in the postpartum period and will be tested the effects of application on anxiety and depression symptoms.The study...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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 effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.

Repeated reports by a research participant of symptoms, affect, behavior, and cognition close in time to experience and in the participant's natural environment.

Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.

Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention.  Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...

Searches Linking to this Article