Vol. 37 (6) 2016 Neuro endocrinology letters

Risk factors for depressive symptoms in early postpartum period and after puerperium - are they the same?

OBJECTIVES: Correlation between the occurrence of postnatal depressive symptoms at 5 days and 6 weeks postpartum is well established. The objective of the study was to determine the influence of psychosocial and perinatal factors on the occurrence of postpartum depressive symptoms 2 to 5 days and 6 weeks after delivery.