The authors; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; List of figures; Foreword Louise Howard; Preface to the first edition John Cox and Jeni Holden; Preface to the second edition John Cox, Jeni Holden and Carol Henshaw; 1. Postnatal depression: an overview; 2. The origins and development of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; 3. International and transcultural issues; 4. Using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in clinical settings: research evidence; 5. Humanistic and person-centred interventions in perinatal depression; 6. Screening and intervention services in the community; 7. Using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; Appendix 1. The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; Appendix 2. Translations of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; References.
A practical guide to the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), a questionnaire designed as a simple means of screening for postnatal depression in health care settings.
About the authors:
John Cox - Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Keele University, Stoke on Trent.
Jeni Holden - Retired psychology lecturer and former health visitor, Edinburgh.
Carol Henshaw - Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, Keele University, Stoke on Trent.
"Appendix 2 [translations] alone is invaluable to clinicians and researchers interested in using the EPDS in different cultures. ...The authors have presented a comprehensive update about the uses of the EPDS worldwide." - Journal of Clinical Psychiatry "If you are seeking a first rate guide to the EPDS then this is an excellent book." - Primary Care Psychiatry "A necessary, clear and concise book. A joy to read." - Dr J Hanley, Lecturer, University of Swansea