Depressed pregnant women are more likely to suffer from obstetrical impediments like pre-eclampsia.9,10 The children of mother with depression may experience impaired neurological, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral growth.11 A large number of epidemiological studies have revealed that 10-15% of women of childbearing age show depressive symptoms.11,12 The highest prevalence estimates of antepartum suicidal ideation (23-33%) have been accounted in studies conducted in the United States.13 The prevalence of antenatal depression was 14.2% in Brazil,14 19% in Jordan,15.5% in Malta,15 25% in Jamaica, more than 48.4% in Pakistan.16-17
There is scarcity of research to assess the antenatal depression among women seeking antenatal care in tertiary care private institutions of Lahore.
Depression reduces elderly's ability to rehabilitate.
The fate of elderly depression is incomplete recovery with higher relapse3.
[USA], Dec 29 ( ANI ): According to a new study, daughters of fathers, as well as mothers who experience post-natal depression, are more likely to suffer from depression and emotional problems themselves during their teenage years.
The study was published in the journal 'JAMA Psychiatry' and found that almost one in 20 new fathers suffered depression in the weeks after their child was born.
It is estimated that about 86.8 percent of infertile women develop anxiety and 40.8 percent develop depression
.4 In a study conducted in Karachi, depression
rate was almost 62% in infertile women.
Keywords: Brain tumors, Depression
, Associated factors.
Objective: To determine frequency and severity of depression
among multiple sclerosis patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi.
Analysis of a group representing everyone in care for HIV in the United States determined that more than 1 in 3 HIV-positive people have depression
. (2) Almost half of these people with depression
did not have a diagnosis of depression
in their medical file, meaning many of them never discussed depression
with their HIV care provider.
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for adolescents aged 15 to 19 years, a sad statistic that seems unlikely to change in the face of rising rates of depression
among individuals in that age range, according to a recent Youth Today article.
Questionnaire included socio-demographic profile and geriatric depression
scale (GDS) scale consisting of 15 items.
Aims & Objectives: Determination of prevalence of depression
among physicians working in hospital ER in Makkah Al-Mokarramah city and evaluation of factors associated with depression
Women with a history of depression
are at the highest risk of postpartum depression
The overall rate of paternal depression
was 10.4%, with a U.S.