Maternal Perinatal Depression in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse: The Role of the Neonatal Nurse
The onset of depressive symptoms during pregnancy or the first year postpartum, termed perinatal depression, occurs in approximately 15 percent of women. Perinatal depression can have a significant negative impact on health outcomes for the mother and her infant including maternal emotional distress and parenting difficulties and infant behavioral and developmental problems. Nurses caring for patients in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are in a key position to affect positive change in the lives of families affected by perinatal depression.
|Work Title||Maternal Perinatal Depression in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse: The Role of the Neonatal Nurse|
|License||All rights reserved|
|Publication Date||September 2012|
|Deposited||November 25, 2013|