Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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The Prevalence of Depression in Pregnant Iranian Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Milad Azami 1 , Gholamreza Badfar 2 , Masoumeh Shohani 3 , Akram Mansouri 4 , Ali Soleymani 5 , Marzieh Beigom Bigdeli Shamloo 6 , Mohammad Hossein YektaKooshali 7 and Marzieh Parizad Nasirkandy 8 , *
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1 Faculty of Medicine, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Behbahan Faculty of Medical Sciences, Behbahan, IR Iran
3 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, IR Iran
4 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Science, Ahvaz, IR Iran
5 Dezful University of Medical Sciences, Dezful, IR Iran
6 Nursing and Midwifery School, Dezful University of Medical Sciences, Dezful, IR Iran
7 Student Research Committee, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
8 Women’s Reproductive Health Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 2018, 12 (3); e9975
  • Published Online: July 11, 2018
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: December 7, 2016
  • Revised: January 25, 2017
  • Accepted: April 13, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.9975

To Cite: Azami M, Badfar G, Shohani M, Mansouri A, Soleymani A, et al. The Prevalence of Depression in Pregnant Iranian Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2018 ; 12(3):e9975. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.9975.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Discussion
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