The Stafford Interview: A comprehensive interview for mother-infant psychiatry

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  • Prabha Chandra
  • Alessandra Bramante
  • Hettie Dubow
  • Walaa Fakher
  • Lluïsa Garcia-esteve
  • Kristina Hofberg
  • Suaad Moussa
  • Bruma Palacios-hernández
  • Ylva Parfitt
  • Pey-ling Shieh

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This article describes an interview exploring the social, psychological and psychiatric events in a single pregnancy and puerperium. It has been in development since 1992 and is now in its 6th edition. It takes approximately 2 h to administer and has 130 compulsory probes and 185 ratings. It is suitable for clinical practice, teaching and research.


Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Women's Mental Health
Early online date24 Oct 2016
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 24 Oct 2016