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The effectiveness of exercise as a treatment for postnatal depression: study protocol

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, June 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (84th percentile)

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Title
The effectiveness of exercise as a treatment for postnatal depression: study protocol
Published in
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, June 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-12-45
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Authors

Amanda J Daley, Kate Jolly, Debbie J Sharp, Katrina M Turner, Ruth V Blamey, Sarah Coleman, Mary McGuinness, Andrea K Roalfe, Ian Jones, Christine MacArthur

Abstract

Postnatal depression can have a substantial impact on the woman, the child and family as a whole. Thus, there is a need to examine different ways of helping women experiencing postnatal depression; encouraging them to exercise may be one way. A meta analysis found some support for exercise as an adjunctive treatment for postnatal depression but the methodological inadequacy of the few small studies included means that it is uncertain whether exercise reduces symptoms of postnatal depression. We aim to determine whether a pragmatic exercise intervention that involves one-to-one personalised exercise consultations and telephone support plus usual care in women with postnatal depression, is superior to usual care only, in reducing symptoms of postnatal depression.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
Japan 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 175 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 17%
Researcher 22 12%
Student > Bachelor 21 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 19 11%
Other 43 24%
Unknown 24 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 53 29%
Psychology 29 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 13%
Sports and Recreations 12 7%
Social Sciences 10 6%
Other 21 12%
Unknown 32 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. 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 27 September 2018.
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#2,128,128
of 13,565,336 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#641
of 2,474 outputs
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#18,457
of 121,717 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#1
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