Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS

JAMEA J. PETERS VAMC

43 HILLSIDE LANE

NEW HYDE PARK

Articles

Depression During Pregnancy

November 04, 2009

Major depressive disorder is common during childbearing. Depression that interferes with function develops in an estimated 14.5% of pregnant women. Some statistics are troubling in that only 13.8% of pregnant women who screen positive for depression actually receive treatment.