The relationship between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes in Zambia: a cross-sectional feasibility study.

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title = "The relationship between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes in Zambia: a cross-sectional feasibility study.",
abstract = "Abstract Background Post-partum depression affects many new mothers. In the developing world, there may be an association between post-partum depression and adverse mortality-related infant health. Such associations have been found in South Asia; however, findings are inconsistent in Africa. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of such research in rural Zambia, and investigate associations between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes. Methods A cross-sectional study was undertaken in a rural district of Zambia. Consecutive women with infants between 2 and 12 months were recruited from under five clinics in three locations. Depression was assessed using the Self-reporting Questionnaire. Outcomes of infant size (actual weight and length, and as ",
author = "R Ndokera and Christine MacArthur",
year = "2010",
month = jul,
day = "19",
doi = "10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01129.x",
language = "English",
journal = "Child: Care, Health & Development",
issn = "0305-1862",
publisher = "Wiley",

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T1 - The relationship between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes in Zambia: a cross-sectional feasibility study.

AU - Ndokera, R

AU - MacArthur, Christine

PY - 2010/7/19

Y1 - 2010/7/19

N2 - Abstract Background Post-partum depression affects many new mothers. In the developing world, there may be an association between post-partum depression and adverse mortality-related infant health. Such associations have been found in South Asia; however, findings are inconsistent in Africa. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of such research in rural Zambia, and investigate associations between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes. Methods A cross-sectional study was undertaken in a rural district of Zambia. Consecutive women with infants between 2 and 12 months were recruited from under five clinics in three locations. Depression was assessed using the Self-reporting Questionnaire. Outcomes of infant size (actual weight and length, and as

AB - Abstract Background Post-partum depression affects many new mothers. In the developing world, there may be an association between post-partum depression and adverse mortality-related infant health. Such associations have been found in South Asia; however, findings are inconsistent in Africa. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of such research in rural Zambia, and investigate associations between maternal depression and adverse infant health outcomes. Methods A cross-sectional study was undertaken in a rural district of Zambia. Consecutive women with infants between 2 and 12 months were recruited from under five clinics in three locations. Depression was assessed using the Self-reporting Questionnaire. Outcomes of infant size (actual weight and length, and as

U2 - 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01129.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01129.x

M3 - Article

C2 - 20637022

JO - Child: Care, Health & Development

JF - Child: Care, Health & Development

SN - 0305-1862

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