Psychological distress during pregnancy in a multi-ethnic community: findings from the Born in Bradford Cohort Study

Stephanie L. Prady (Lead / Corresponding author), Kate E. Pickett, Tim Croudace, Lesley Fairley, Karen Bloor, Simon Gilbody, Kathleen E. Kiernan, John Wright

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    Abstract

    Antenatal anxiety and depression are predictive of future mental distress, which has negative effects on children. Ethnic minority women are more likely to have a lower socio-economic status (SES) but it is unclear whether SES is an independent risk factor for mental health in pregnancy. We described the association between maternal mental distress and socio-demographic factors in a multi-ethnic cohort located in an economically deprived city in the UK.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numbere60693
    Pages (from-to)1-11
    Number of pages11
    JournalPLoS ONE
    Volume8
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

    Keywords

    • Agricultural and Biological Sciences
    • Biochemistry
    • Genetics and Molecular Biology
    • Medicine

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