Chapter 1:A global perspective on postpartum depression: An overview of the current research with Spanish-speaking women in the U.S. and abroad.- Chapter 2:Characteristics of Hispanic Women Screened for Postpartum Depression.-Chapter 3:Maternity, migration and mental health: Comparison between Spanish and Latina immigrant mothers in postpartum depression and health behaviors.-Chapter 4:Assessment, Engagement and Treatment Entry for Latina Women with Perinatal Depression.- Chapter 5:Screening for postpartum depression in Chilean women with the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale, Spanish version.-Chapter 6:Perinatal Depression Treatments for U.S. Latinas: A Review of Research Findings.-Chapter 7:Psychosocial and cultural considerations in detecting and treating depression in Latina perinatal women in the United States.-Chapter 8:Perinatal depression in Mexican women: Prevalence, risk factors, and prevention of postpartum depression.-Chapter 9:Treating Latinas with postpartum depression: Two case reports.- Chapter 10:Maternidad Tabú, the Silent Epidemic: An autobiographical story of postpartum depression in Mexico.-
Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women
A Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment
Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo and Katherine Leah Wisner, editors
As more is known about postpartum depression, the more it is recognized as a global phenomenon. Yet despite the large numbers, information about this condition as experienced by Spanish speaking women and Latinas has not always been easy to come by.
Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women focuses on four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S.) to analyze key similarities and differences within this large and wide-ranging group. This first-of-its-kind reference reviews current research on the topic, including prevalence, screening methods, interventions, and--of particular salience for this population--barriers to care.
Findings on psychoeducation, assessment tools, and cognitive-behavioral and other forms of therapy provide important insights into best practices, and continuity of care. And psychosocial, cultural, and linguistic considerations in working with Latinas are described in depth for added clinical usefulness. This landmark volume:
Outlines characteristics of Spanish-speaking women and Latinas screened for postpartum depression
Introduces the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, English and Spanish versions, and reviews their use with Latina women
Compares postpartum depression and health behaviors in Spanish and Latina immigrant mothers
Offers streamlined assessment-to-intervention models
Provides two in-depth case studies illustrating cultural factors influencing the treatment of Latinas with perinatal depression.
Presents an instructive firsthand account of po
¿¿¿Unique resource for researchers in maternal health who work with Spanish-speaking women in the U.S., and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world
¿¿Draws from research conducted in Latin America, Spain, and the U.S.
Focuses on the need for culturally relevant and sustainable interventions for postpartum depression