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Postpartum Depression Test

Postpartum Depression Test
Postpartum Depression Test

Are you having a difficult time to recognize or to admit being depressed or anxious during pregnancy or postpartum? Use this scientific tool to better decide whether you ought to see a mental health specialist for the diagnosis and care of postpartum depression.

Learn More About Postpartum Depression

Also known as postnatal depression, PPD is a type of mood disorder that mainly occurs in women after they give birth to a child. Although it is mostly observed in women, this type of depression can affect both men and women. People affected by this condition experience intense sadness, anxiety, low energy, sleeping problems, despair and irritability which may affect their ability to take care of the infant and perform daily tasks.


Although the exact cause of postpartum depression is not yet known, it is believed that a combination of different factors, such as genetic, psychological, and environmental factors, may contribute to the onset of this disorder. The treatment and recovery largely depend on the severity of the condition and the personal needs of the patient. Therapy and medication are the primary modes of treatment available for postpartum depression.

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Instructions:

Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people who have postpartum depression. Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past few months.

Approx time – 5 minutes
No. of questions – 10