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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