Center for Achieving & Sustaining Improved Health/Harlem Project 2 -Patient Education to Reduce Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Among Minority Women

ID Number 02-0515-00200

Principal Investigator(s)
Elizabeth A Howell

Department(s) or Division(s)
Population Health Science 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
(212) 659-9187

Recruiting Patients: Yes