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The risk factors for postpartum depression: A population-based study

Overview of attention for article published in Depression & Anxiety (1091-4269), January 2017
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Title
The risk factors for postpartum depression: A population-based study
Published in
Depression & Anxiety (1091-4269), January 2017
DOI 10.1002/da.22597
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Michael E. Silverman, Abraham Reichenberg, David A. Savitz, Sven Cnattingius, Paul Lichtenstein, Christina M. Hultman, Henrik Larsson, Sven Sandin

Abstract

Postpartum depression (PPD) can result in negative personal and child developmental outcomes. Only a few large population-based studies of PPD have used clinical diagnoses of depression and no study has examined how a maternal depression history interacts with known risk factors. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of a depression history on PPD and pre- and perinatal risk factors. A nationwide prospective cohort study of all women with live singleton births in Sweden from 1997 through 2008 was conducted. Relative risk (RR) of clinical depression within the first year postpartum and two-sided 95% confidence intervals were estimated. The RR of PPD in women with a history of depression was estimated at 21.03 (confidence interval: 19.72-22.42), compared to those without. Among all women, PPD risk increased with advanced age (1.25 (1.13-1.37)) and gestational diabetes (1.70 (1.36-2.13)). Among women with a history of depression, pregestational diabetes (1.49 (1.01-2.21)) and mild preterm delivery also increased risk (1.20 (1.06-1.36)). Among women with no depression history, young age (2.14 (1.79-2.57)), undergoing instrument-assisted (1.23 (1.09-1.38)) or cesarean (1.64(1.07-2.50)) delivery, and moderate preterm delivery increased risk (1.36 (1.05-1.75)). Rates of PPD decreased considerably after the first postpartum month (RR = 0.27). In the largest population-based study to date, the risk of PPD was more than 20 times higher for women with a depression history, compared to women without. Gestational diabetes was independently associated with a modestly increased PPD risk. Maternal depression history also had a modifying effect on pre- and perinatal PPD risk factors.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
Unknown 120 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 22%
Student > Bachelor 26 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 10%
Researcher 12 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 7%
Other 36 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 31 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 14%
Unspecified 15 12%
Neuroscience 9 7%
Other 21 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 742. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 January 2019.
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#6,233
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#2
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