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

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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.

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Name: Midwifery
ISSN: 1532-3099
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 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.

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