Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women - A Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment

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Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American WomenA Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment  Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo and Katherine Leah Wisner, editors As more is known about postpartum depression, the more it is recognized as a global phenomenon. Yet despite the large numbers, information about this condition as experienced by Spanish speaking women and Latinas has not always been easy to come by. Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women focuses on four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S.) to analyze key similarities and differences within this large and wide-ranging group. This first-of-its-kind reference reviews current research on the topic, including prevalence, screening methods, interventions, and--of particular salience for this population--barriers to care.Findings on psychoeducation, assessment tools, and cognitive-behavioral and other forms of therapy provide important insights into best practices, and continuity of care. And psychosocial, cultural, and linguistic considerations in working with Latinas are described in depth for added clinical usefulness. This landmark volume: Outlines characteristics of Spanish-speaking women and Latinas screened for postpartum depressionIntroduces the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, English and Spanish versions, and reviews their use with Latina womenCompares postpartum depression and health behaviors in Spanish and Latina immigrant mothersOffers streamlined assessment-to-intervention modelsProvides two in-depth case studies illustrating cultural factors influencing the treatment of Latinas with perinatal depression.Presents an instructive firsthand account of postpartum depression. Between its thorough coverage of the issues and its innovative clinical ideas, Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women has a wealth of information of interest to researchers and practitioners in maternal and child health, obstetrics/gynecology, mental health, and women’s health. 

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Illustrations Note:
12 SW-Abb., 11 Tabellen
remarks:

Unique resource for researchers in maternal health who work with Spanish-speaking women in the U.S., and in Spanish-speaking countries around the world


Draws from research conducted in Latin America, Spain, and the U.S.


Focuses on the need for culturally relevant and sustainable interventions for postpartum depression

Media Type:
Softcover
Publisher:
Springer US
Biography Artist:


Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, Ph.D., is currently a postdoctoral fellow at University North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill in the School of Medicine where she is learning about biomarkers associated with perinatal depression. Dr. Lara-Cinisomo’s research focuses on English and Spanish-speaking Latina mothers. Prior to joining UNC, Dr. Lara-Cinisomo was an assistant professor at the University North Carolina at Charlotte and a researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research includes qualitative and quantitative methods.



Katherine L. Wisner MD, M.S., is the Norman and Helen Asher Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Wisner is board-certified in general and child and adolescent psychiatry.  Her main focus is research related to the psychiatric treatment of women of childbearing age. She is internationally recognized as an expert in the treatment of mood disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period

Language:
English
Number of Pages:
146
Summary:
This book examines four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S. Hispanics) to analyze key similarities and differences within this wide-ranging group. It focuses on the need for culturally relevant interventions for postpartum depression.

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
August 23, 2016
Package Dimensions:
0.235 x 0.155 x 0.01 m; 0.322 kg
GTIN:
09781493953561
DUIN:
KVJJED67RO4
Manufacturer Part Number:
26645244
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