Jenny’s Light:


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The MacArthur Initiative on Depression and Primary Care information on the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) screening tool:

American Academy of Family Physician’s guidance on depression screening tools Screening for Depression Across the Lifespan: A Review of Measures for Use in Primary Care Settings:

Motherisk Program

Partners in Care: An Integrated approach to improving care for depression in primary care

Predicting Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in New Mothers: The Role of Optimism and Stress Frequency During Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Depression

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): PRAMS and Postpartum Depression PPD Factsheet_Final.pdf

Psychosocial correlates of depression symptoms during the third trimester of pregnancy.

Promoting Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy