Postpartum Depression Screening

Postpartum depression screening

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I hereby release MemorialCare Health System and other organizations associated with this Postpartum depression screening, parent company and all other employees and volunteers and any other individuals associated with the Postpartum depression screening or from any information provided at this Web site, from any and all liability which may arise. I understand:

  1. The risk assessment is not diagnostic and is not a substitute for an examination by a physician.
  2. The data derived from the risk assessment is to be considered as preliminary only, and in no way conclusive.
  3. The responsibility for any follow-up examination lies with me and not with any participating organization, employee, volunteer or individuals.
  4. I am responsible for my own health and it is my sole responsibility to follow through on any and all identified risk factors by obtaining appropriate medical attention and advice.

Resource: Cox J, Holden J, Sagovsky R. (1987) Detection of postnatal depression: development of the 10-item Edinburgh postnatal depression scale. Brit J Psychiatry 150: 782-86. Developed as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and validated for use in both pregnancy and in the postnatal period to assess for possible depression and anxiety.