Mental health issues in pregnant women in Nepal

Edwin van Teijlingen, Padam Simkhada, Bhimsen Devkota, Padmadharini Fanning, Jillian Ireland, Bibha Simkhada, Lokendra Sherchan, Ram Chandra Silwal, Samridhi Pradhan, Shyam K Maharjan, Ram K Maharjan

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Mental health of pregnant women and new mothers is a growing area of concern in both low- and high-income countries. Maternity services in the UK, for example, have focused more attention on maternal mental health. We recognise that pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period is a time of major psychological and social change for women.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-501
Number of pages3
JournalNepal Journal of Epidemiology
Issue number3
Early online date5 Oct 2015
Publication statusPublished - 5 Oct 2015
Externally publishedYes

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    van Teijlingen, E., Simkhada, P., Devkota, B., Fanning, P., Ireland, J., Simkhada, B., ... Maharjan, R. K. (2015). Mental health issues in pregnant women in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 5(3), 499-501.