Factors Affecting Depression During Pregnancy and the Correlation Between Social Support and Pregnancy Depression


AKTAŞ S. , YEŞİLÇİÇEK ÇALIK K.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.17, no.9, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.16640
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Keywords: Pregnancy, Depression, Risk Factors, Social Support, Turkey, RISK-FACTORS, ANTENATAL DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, POSTPARTUM, PREVALENCE, SYMPTOMS, MOTHERS, SCALE

Abstract

Background: Women are seriously subjected to psychiatric diseases during pregnancy and depression is the most prevailing one among these diseases. There is a relation between the social support and depression in pregnancy whose predisposing factors are genetic, psychological, biological, environmental, and hormonal.