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Perinatal depression in Asian women: prevalence, associated factors, and cultural aspects

Published Online: 04 Feb 2017
Page range: 179 - 193
Journal Details
First Published
01 Jun 2007
Publication timeframe
6 times per year

Background and Objective: Although perinatal depression is a worldwide problem, most of the studies related to this issue have been conducted in Western countries. This paper summarizes the literature on the prevalence as well as associated factors among Asian countries where the cultural attitudes, customs, and norms are considerably different from those in Western countries.


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