Depressive and anxiety symptoms and associated factors among postnatal women in Enugu-North Senatorial District, South-East Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

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Olaoluwa S. Agbaje; Joy I. Anyanwu; Prince I. C. Umoke; Tochi E. Iwuagwu; Cylia N. Iweama; Eyuche L. Ozoemena; Ijeoma R. Nnaji;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Archives of Public Health (issn: 2049-3258)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13690-018-0329-6
  • Subject: Depression | Anxiety | Anxious-depressed | Mental health screening | Comorbidity | Postnatal | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270

Abstract Background Postnatal depression (PND) and anxiety (PNA) among women are prevalent and impairing health problems, with adverse outcomes for mothers and their infants. This study assessed the prevalence of depression, anxiety and associated factors in a sample of... View more
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