|Prevalence of Perinatal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Roddy Mitchell A, Gordon H, Lindquist A, Walker SP, Homer CSE, Middleton A, Cluver CA, Tong S, Hastie R.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 May 1;80(5):425-431.
Pregnancy, Delivery, and Neonatal Outcomes Associated With Maternal Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Two Cohort Studies in Sweden and British Columbia, Canada.
Fernández de la Cruz L, Joseph KS, Wen Q, Stephansson O, Mataix-Cols D, Razaz N.
JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jun 1;6(6):e2318212.
These cohort studies suggest that maternal OCD was associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy, delivery, and neonatal outcomes.
Effect of Brief Interpersonal Therapy on Depression During Pregnancy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Hankin BL, Demers CH, Hennessey EP, Perzow SED, Curran MC, Gallop RJ, Hoffman MC, Davis EP.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Jun 1;80(6):539-547.
In this study, brief IPT significantly reduced prenatal depression symptoms and MDD compared with enhanced usual care among pregnant individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds recruited from primary OB/GYN clinics.
Estimated Prevalence of Perinatal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Considering Uncertainty of Test Properties.
Gonçalves Pacheco JP, Salum G, Hoffmann MS.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Jun 28.
The pooled prevalence of perinatal depression across all studies was 24.7% (95% CI, 23.7%-25.6%). The prevalence of perinatal depression varied slightly by country income status. The highest prevalence was found in lower-middle-income countries, with a pooled prevalence of 25.5%. In upper-middle-income countries, the pooled prevalence was 24.7% and in low-income countries, the pooled prevalence was 20.7%.
Pregnancy-Specific Anxiety Tool (PSAT): Instrument Development and Psychometric Evaluation.
Bayrampour H, Hohn RE, Tamana SK, Sawatzky R, Janssen PA, Bone JN, Fairbrother N, Joseph KS.
J Clin Psychiatry. 2023 Apr 19;84(3):22m14696.
The area under the curve (AUC) for the diagnosis of adjustment disorders (AD) was 0.73 (95% CI, 0.67-0.79), and for AD/any anxiety disorders, the AUC was 0.80 (95% CI, 0.75-0.85).