Ariasih, Rr. Arum and Purnamawati, Dewi (2020) POST PARTUM DEPRESSION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC SITUATION. In: The 4 th International Conference On Health Science (ICH) Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan Universitas Dehasen Bengkulu, 26 Oktober 2020, Bengkulu.

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Covid-19 pandemic conditions have the potential to increase postpartum stress disorders. Post partum depression (PPD)is a serious emotional/psychological function (mental disorder) that affects 10%-20% of mothers and mostly occurs in the first three months after birth. The effects of PPD are very serious for the mother, and the whole family 20% of maternal mortality in the course of delivery after delivery and also to infant mortality and morbidity. This study aims to determine the incidence of post partum depression when the Covid-19pandemic occurs. The research design used was crosssectional using anonymous line questionnare. The research subjects were postpartum mothers at 1-24 weeks among 106 respondents. Retrieval of data using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) questionnaire includes 10 questions and respondent characteristics that are distributed online. The results showed that the incidence of PPD reached 28.3%. The proportion of PPD incidence increased based on post partum time: 10% at less than one month, 32% at 1 month, 19% at 2 months, 31.3% at 3 months and 35.3% at 4 months and over. The various psychological impacts of a pandemic are additional in addition to the psychological impacts on post partum mothers themselves. Certain precautions associated with risk factors need to be carried out through early diagnosis and intervention to minimize PPD and increase the psychological resilience of mothers following childbirth

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > S2 Public Health / Kesehatan Masyarakat
Depositing User: Dr Dewi Purnamawati
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 04:46
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 04:46

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