Center for Achieving & Sustaining Improved Health/Harlem Project 2 -Patient Education to Reduce Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Among Minority Women
ID Number 02-0515-00200Principal 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.
Recruiting Patients: Yes