Study of Postpartum Women's Depression: A Comparative Study of Taiwanese Women and Immigrant Women in Taiwan

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/243413
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Study of Postpartum Women's Depression: A Comparative Study of Taiwanese Women and Immigrant Women in Taiwan
Author(s):
Lee, li Chun; Chang, Chi-Chang
Author Details:
Lee, li Chun, grace@isu.edu.tw; Chang, Chi-Chang, MD;
Abstract:
Purpose:

The postpartum period is stressful time of change, particularly for immigrant women, but, to the best of our knowledge, the subject has not been explored. To describe postpartum depression, social support, quality of life and to determine postpartum depression inference factors among Taiwanese women and immigrant women married. to Taiwanese men living in Taiwan.

Methods:

This study was a longitudinal comparative research design. Those were 200 participants who live in south Taiwan included this study (145 Taiwanese women, 55 immigrant women). This study data collection used face to face interviews when participant postpartum first, third and sixth month. Research tools were structured questionnaires including quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF), social support and postpartum depression scale (EPDS).

Results:

Immigrant women had the higher postpartum depression incidence then native women. Postpartum depression was positive correlation with postpartum time(X2 = 7.421, P = 0.024). Major inference factors of postpartum depression had the medication treatment, social support and quality of life.

 Conclusion:

Health care provider need pay more attention in Immigrant postpartum women's mental health. Postpartum women in Taiwan had culture of “done the month”. It may decrease the first month postpartum depression incidence than three, and six-month.

Keywords:
longitudinal comparative research; postpartum depression; immigrant women
Repository Posting Date:
12-Sep-2012
Date of Publication:
12-Sep-2012
Conference Date:
2012
Conference Name:
23rd International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Brisbane, Australia

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleStudy of Postpartum Women's Depression: A Comparative Study of Taiwanese Women and Immigrant Women in Taiwanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLee, li Chunen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChang, Chi-Changen_GB
dc.author.detailsLee, li Chun, grace@isu.edu.tw; Chang, Chi-Chang, MD;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/243413-
dc.description.abstract<b>Purpose: </b> <p>The postpartum period is stressful time of change, particularly for immigrant women, but, to the best of our knowledge, the subject has not been explored. To describe postpartum depression, social support, quality of life and to determine postpartum depression inference factors among Taiwanese women and immigrant women married. to Taiwanese men living in Taiwan. <p><b>Methods: </b> <p>This study was a longitudinal comparative research design. Those were 200 participants who live in south Taiwan included this study (145 Taiwanese women, 55 immigrant women). This study data collection used face to face interviews when participant postpartum first, third and sixth month. Research tools were structured questionnaires including quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF), social support and postpartum depression scale (EPDS). <p><b>Results: </b> <p>Immigrant women had the higher postpartum depression incidence then native women. Postpartum depression was positive correlation with postpartum time(X<sup>2 </sup>= 7.421, P = 0.024). Major inference factors of postpartum depression had the medication treatment, social support and quality of life. <p>&nbsp;<b>Conclusion: </b> <p>Health care provider need pay more attention in Immigrant postpartum women's mental health. Postpartum women in Taiwan had culture of &ldquo;done the month&rdquo;. It may decrease the first month postpartum depression incidence than three, and six-month.en_GB
dc.subjectlongitudinal comparative researchen_GB
dc.subjectpostpartum depressionen_GB
dc.subjectimmigrant womenen_GB
dc.date.available2012-09-12T09:21:55Z-
dc.date.issued2012-09-12-
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-12T09:21:55Z-
dc.conference.date2012en_GB
dc.conference.name23rd International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationBrisbane, Australiaen_GB
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