Research progress in prediction of postpartum depression

Meili Xiao, Jingqiang Zhang
2020 Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Central South University. Medical sciences  
Postpartum depression is a kind of mental disorder caused by the comprehensive effects of economics, psychosociology, biology, obstetrics and other characteristic factors in the process of female pregnancy. The pathogenesis of postpartum depression is complicated and has not been clarified. With the process pregnancy, the influence of psychosocial and biology factors are also in dynamic change. The postpartum depression predictor among psychosocial factors are antenatal depression, life events
more » ... nd social supports. Among biological factors, the predictors are hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and serum lipids. Timely and effective prediction can identify the high-risk population and risk factors for postpartum depression.
doi:10.11817/j.issn.1672-7347.2020.190731 pmid:32879072 fatcat:vmqj2236svhrthdmidp4y5qmjy