Monday, September 13, 2010

Psychological bullying and postnatal depression

Psychological bullying during pregnancy could be linked to an increased risk of postnatal depression. Researchers from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco in Brazil studied 1,045 women who were interviewed while they were pregnant and after they had their child. 28% of them said that they had experienced psychological victimization during their pregnancy and those who reported the highest frequency of psychological bullying had more than twice the risk of developing postnatal depression.

You can find out more about this research by clicking on the title of this post.

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