Below is a list of research articles and reports related to screening that have been vetted by our research subcommittee. Please click on the links below for additional information including abstracts and in some cases full-length articles.

  1. Austin, M. P., & Lumley, J. (2003). Antenatal screening for postnatal depression: a systematic review. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 107(1), 10-17.
  2. Austin, M. P., & Marcé Society Position Statement Advisory Committee. (2014). Marcé International Society position statement on psychosocial assessment and depression screening in perinatal women. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 28(1), 179-187.
  3. Boyd, R. C., Le, H. N., & Somberg, R. (2005). Review of screening instruments for postpartum depression. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 8(3), 141-153.
  4. California Health Care Foundation (2016). Maternity Care in California: Delivering the Data
  5. Committee on Obstetric Practice. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion No. 630: screening for perinatal depression. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2015;125(5):1268-1271.
  6. Cox, J. L., Holden, J. M., & Sagovsky, R. (1987). Detection of postnatal depression: Development of the 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 150(6), 782-786.
  7. Earls, M. F. (2010). Incorporating recognition and management of perinatal and postpartum depression into pediatric practice. Pediatrics, 126(5), 1032-1039.
  8. Kroenke K, Spitzer RL, Williams JB. The PHQ-9: validity of a brief depression severity measure. J Gen Intern Med.2001;16:606–13.
  9. Lee LC, et al., 2005. Depression among female family planning patients: Prevalence, risk factors, and use of mental health services. J Womens Health; 14:225-232
  10. Matthey, S., Fisher, J., & Rowe, H. (2013). Using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale to screen for anxiety disorders: conceptual and methodological considerations. Journal of affective disorders, 146(2), 224-230.
  11. O’Connor, E., Rossom, R. C., Henninger, M., Groom, H. C., & Burda, B. U. (2016). Primary care screening for and treatment of depression in pregnant and postpartum women: evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA, 315(4), 388-406.
  12. Siu, A. L., Bibbins-Domingo, K., Grossman, D. C., Baumann, L. C., Davidson, K. W., Ebell, M.,& Krist, A. H. (2016). Screening for depression in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. JAMA, 315(4), 380-387.