Mental health care use in relation to depressive symptoms among pregnant women in the USA
Department of Psychiatry; Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations; Department of Surgery; Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Mental and Social Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology | Women's Health
We examined mental health care use in relation to depressive symptoms (Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) >/=10) among a nationally representative sample of pregnant women using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2012. Logistic regression models estimated crude and adjusted odds ratios for mental health care use in the past year in relation to depressive symptoms. While 8.2 % (95 % CI 4.6-11.8) of pregnant women were depressed, only 12 % (95 % CI 1.8-22.1) of these women reported mental health care use in the past year.
DOI of Published Version
Arch Womens Ment Health. 2016 Feb;19(1):187-91. doi: 10.1007/s00737-015-0524-1. Epub 2015 Apr 7. Link to article on publisher's site
Archives of women's mental health
Byatt N, Xiao R, Dinh K, Waring ME. (2016). Mental health care use in relation to depressive symptoms among pregnant women in the USA. Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center Publications. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-015-0524-1. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/psych_cmhsr/668