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Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
Cox, J.L., Holden, J.M. & Sagovsky, R. (1987). Detection of postnatal depression: development of the 10- item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. British Journal of Psychiatry, 150,782-876.
The scale has possibly lost its usefulness in latter years as mothers are reported to answer questions to avoid the diagnosis of depresssion. There is consequently a need to develop a more subtle scale.