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Screening for perinatal depression [electronic resource] / edited by Carol Henshaw and Sandra Elliott ; foreword by John Cox.

Contributor(s): Henshaw, Carol, 1961- | Elliott, Sandra.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley, 2005Description: 1 online resource (240 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1846421241 (electronic bk.); 9781846421242 (electronic bk.); 9781843102199 (pbk.); 1843102196 (pbk.).Subject(s): Postpartum depression -- Diagnosis -- Great Britain | Medical screening -- Great Britain | Pregnant women -- Mental health services -- Great Britain | Depression, Postpartum -- diagnosis | Mass Screening | Perinatal Care | Electronic books | MEDICAL -- Ophthalmology | HEALTH & FITNESS -- VisionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Screening for perinatal depression.DDC classification: 617.7/6075 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Screening: the role and recommendations of the UK National Screening Committee / Judy Shakespeare -- Advantages and disadvantages of screening in clinical settings / Tessa Leverton -- One bite of the cherry: a resource dilemma / Sheelah Seeley and Ann Girling -- Two bites of the cherry: one solution? / Philip Boyce and Caroline Bell -- The EPDS as a tool for identifying new onset depression within the first postpartum year / Kathleen S. Peindl -- Screening in the context of integrated perinatal care / Bryanne Barnett ... [et al.] -- The status of postpartum depression screening in the United States / Lisa S. Segre and Michael W. O'Hara.
Screening in developing countries / Dominic T.S. Lee and Tony K.H. Chung -- Screening where there is no screening scale / Abi Sobowale and Cheryll Adams -- Screening for women at risk of serious mental illness / Margaret Oates -- Screening and the role of the midwife / Mary Ross-Davie, Lucinda Green and Sandra Elliott -- The postpartum depression screening scale (PDSS) / Cheryl T. Beck and Robert K. Gable -- What is the EPDS measuring and how should we use it in research? / Josephine M. Green -- Screening for perinatal depression: a denial of human reality? / Walter Barker -- Acceptability of using the EPDS as a screening tool for postnatal depression / Jan Cubison and Jane Munro -- What do black Caribbean women think about screening with the EPDS? / Dawn Edge.
Summary: Screening for perinatal depression is now widely undertaken in the UK and Europe and is attracting increasing attention. This much-needed text provides guidance for health care professionals on the issues and controversies surrounding screening and on good practice in the use of screening tests. An international author team with backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, medicine and nursing has been brought together to discuss the available screening methods, their advantages and drawbacks. The authors investigate women's perceptions of the accessibility and usefulness of screening and of the rol.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-229) and indexes.

Screening: the role and recommendations of the UK National Screening Committee / Judy Shakespeare -- Advantages and disadvantages of screening in clinical settings / Tessa Leverton -- One bite of the cherry: a resource dilemma / Sheelah Seeley and Ann Girling -- Two bites of the cherry: one solution? / Philip Boyce and Caroline Bell -- The EPDS as a tool for identifying new onset depression within the first postpartum year / Kathleen S. Peindl -- Screening in the context of integrated perinatal care / Bryanne Barnett ... [et al.] -- The status of postpartum depression screening in the United States / Lisa S. Segre and Michael W. O'Hara.

Screening in developing countries / Dominic T.S. Lee and Tony K.H. Chung -- Screening where there is no screening scale / Abi Sobowale and Cheryll Adams -- Screening for women at risk of serious mental illness / Margaret Oates -- Screening and the role of the midwife / Mary Ross-Davie, Lucinda Green and Sandra Elliott -- The postpartum depression screening scale (PDSS) / Cheryl T. Beck and Robert K. Gable -- What is the EPDS measuring and how should we use it in research? / Josephine M. Green -- Screening for perinatal depression: a denial of human reality? / Walter Barker -- Acceptability of using the EPDS as a screening tool for postnatal depression / Jan Cubison and Jane Munro -- What do black Caribbean women think about screening with the EPDS? / Dawn Edge.

Screening for perinatal depression is now widely undertaken in the UK and Europe and is attracting increasing attention. This much-needed text provides guidance for health care professionals on the issues and controversies surrounding screening and on good practice in the use of screening tests. An international author team with backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, medicine and nursing has been brought together to discuss the available screening methods, their advantages and drawbacks. The authors investigate women's perceptions of the accessibility and usefulness of screening and of the rol.

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