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Predictors of psychological distress among postnatal mothers in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional community-based study.

Clarke, K; Saville, N; Shrestha, B; Costello, A; King, M; Manandhar, D; Osrin, D; (2014) Predictors of psychological distress among postnatal mothers in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional community-based study. J Affect Disord , 156 pp. 76-86. 10.1016/j.jad.2013.11.018. Green open access

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Abstract

Perinatal common mental disorders are a major cause of disability among women and have consequences for children's growth and development. We aimed to identify factors associated with psychological distress, a proxy for common mental disorders, among mothers in rural Dhanusha, Nepal.

Type: Article
Title: Predictors of psychological distress among postnatal mothers in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional community-based study.
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.11.018
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2013.11.018
Additional information: © 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Keywords: Common mental disorder, Maternal mental health, Nepal, Postnatal depression, Postnatal psychological distress, Rural health
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Division of Psychiatry
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1418022
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