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Identifying Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: Evidence-based Practice in Screening, Psychosocial Assessment and Management


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Identifying Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: Evidence-based Practice in Screening, Psychosocial Assessment and Management

Jeannette Milgrom (Editor), Alan W. Gemmill (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-50965-4 April 2015 Wiley-Blackwell 292 Pages

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Identifying Perinatal Depression and Anxiety brings together the very latest research and clinical practice on this topic from around the world in one valuable resource.

  • Examines current screening and management models, particularly those in Australia, England and Wales, Scotland, and the United States
  • Discusses the evidence, accuracy, and limitations of screening methods in the context of challenges, policy issues, and questions that require further research
  • Up to date practical  guidance of how to screen, assess, diagnose and manage is provided.
  • Considers the importance of screening processes that involve infants and fathers, additional training for health professionals, pathways to care following screening, and the economics of screening
  • Offers forward-thinking synthesis and analysis of the current state of the field by leading international experts, with the goal of sketching out areas in need of future research
About the Editors vii

About the Contributors viii

Foreword xvi

Introduction: Current Issues in Identifying Perinatal Depression: An Overview 1
Jeannette Milgrom and Alan W. Gemmill

1 Is Population]Based Identification of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Desirable?: A Public Health Perspective on the Perinatal Depression Care Continuum 11
Norma I. Gavin, Samantha Meltzer]Brody, Vivette Glover, and Bradley N. Gaynes

2 When Screening Is Policy, How Do We Make It Work? 32
Barbara P. Yawn, Elizabeth M. LaRusso, Susan L. Bertram, and William V. Bobo

3 Acceptability, Attitudes, and Overcoming Stigma 51
Anne Buist, Heather O’Mahen, and Rosanna Rooney

4 How to Use the EPDS and Maximize Its Usefulness in the Consultation Process: A Clinician’s Guide 63
Carol Henshaw and Jennifer Ericksen

5 Screening Tools and Methods of Identifying Perinatal Depression 76
Rachel Mann and Jonathan Evans

6 Identifying Perinatal Anxiety 93
Susan Ayers, Rose Coates, and Stephen Matthey

7 Diagnostic Assessment of Depression, Anxiety, and Related Disorders 108
Arianna Di Florio, John Seeley, and Ian Jones

8 Psychosocial Assessment and Integrated Perinatal Care 121
Marie]Paule Austin, Jane Fisher, and Nicole Reilly

9 Postnatal Depression, Mother–Infant Interactions, and Child Development: Prospects for Screening and Treatment 139
Lynne Murray, Pasco Fearon, and Peter Cooper

10 Fathers’ Perinatal Mental Health 165
Richard Fletcher, Craig F. Garfield, and Stephen Matthey

11 Evidence]Based Treatments and Pathways to Care 177
Michael W. O’Hara, Cindy]Lee Dennis, Jennifer E. McCabe, and Megan Galbally

12 International Approaches to Perinatal Mental Health Screening as a Public Health Priority 193
Katherine L. Wisner, Marie]Paule Austin, Angela Bowen, Roch Cantwell, and Nine M.]C. Glangeaud]Freudenthal

13 Training Health]Care Professionals for the Assessment and Management of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety 210
C. Jane Morrell, Jan Cubison, Tom Ricketts, Anne Sved Williams, and Pauline Hall

14 An Overview of Health Economic Aspects of Perinatal Depression 228
Stavros Petrou, C. Jane Morrell, and Martin Knapp

15 The Future of Perinatal Depression Identification: Can Information and Communication Technology Optimize Effectiveness? 240
Tara Donker, Pim Cuijpers, David Stanley, and Brian Danaher

16 Conclusion: Perinatal Depression: Looking Back, Moving Forward 256
Alan W. Gemmill, Jeannette Milgrom, and Nicole Highet

Index 266