post-partum depression http://wesa.fm en Depression Affects One in Seven New Mothers; Number Higher than Previously Believed http://wesa.fm/post/depression-affects-one-seven-new-mothers-number-higher-previously-believed <p>A new study from The University of Pittsburgh found that new mothers are more likely to experience depression before, during and/or after pregnancy.&nbsp;</p><p>Researchers found that one in seven women have experienced depression. The study, published last week in the journal of The American Medical Association, is believed to be the largest of its kind.</p><p>Ten thousand new mothers from Southwestern Pennsylvania were screened over four years ending in 2011.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:24:38 +0000 Erika Beras 3412 at http://wesa.fm