Utah ABCD Project (2006) This self-administered survey for providers who participated in the Maternal Depression Learning Collaborative was designed to evaluate medical providers’ readiness to implement and integrate parental depression screening into their practice flow. The form also provides an opportunity to access follow-up technical assistance from ABCD staff.
(National Institute for Health Care Management, 2010) This paper is about identifying and treating maternal depression. From NIHCM, “Between 10 and 20 percent of women experience maternal depression, which can lead to serious and costly health complications for both the mother and baby. Given the investments in prevention and the estimated 12 million women of reproductive age who will gain insurance as a result of health care reform, health plans are well suited to support screening and treatment among their members.”
(Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Cynthia S. Minkovitz, Donna M. Strobino, Elisabeth Marks, and William Hou. Pediatrics Vol. 118 No. 1 July 2006, pp. e174-e182 [doi:10.1542/peds.2005-1551]) This study sought to determine whether concurrent maternal depressive symptoms have a greater effect than earlier depressive symptoms on the emergence of maternal parenting practices at 30 to 33 months in 3 important domains of child safety, development, and discipline. (From Objective)