Preparation to Reduce Postpartum Depressive Symptoms

ID Number 05-1062

Principal Investigator(s)
Elizabeth A Howell

Department(s) or Division(s)
Health Evidence and Policy


The purpose of this study is to test an intervention to reduce depressive symptoms and prevent elevated levels of depressive symptoms in postpartum mothers by preparing and educating women about specific situational triggers of depressive symptoms, by bolstering personal and social resources, by enhancing self-management skills to buffer postpartum demands, and by increasing access to existing healthcare and community resources available to postpartum mothers.

Contact Information
Amy Balbierz, MPH
(212) 659-9187

Recruiting Patients: Yes