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Child death and maternal psychosis-like experiences in 44 low- and middle-income countries: The role of depression

by / Wednesday, 02 November 2016 / Published in Research

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Hans Oh

DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2016

REGION: Global

REFERENCE: Koyanagi A, Oh H, Haro JM, Hirayama F, DeVylder J. Child death and maternal psychosis-like experiences in 44 low- and middle-income countries: The role of depression. Schizophrenia Research. 2016. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2016.11.012.

SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Studies on the effect of child death on the mental wellbeing of women in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are scarce despite the high child mortality rates. Thus, the aim of the current study was to assess the association between child death and psychosis-like experiences (PLEs), as well as the role of depression in this association.

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