Silva MMJ, Lima GS, Monteiro JCS, Clapis MJ. Depression in pregnancy: risk factors associated with its occurrence. SMAD, Rev Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. 2020;16(1):1-12. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.11606/issn.1806-6976.smad.2020.153332
Objective: to identify risk factors associated with the occurrence of depression in pregnancy available in the scientific literature.
Method: integrative review of articles published in electronic databases MEDLINE by means of Pubmed, SCOPUS, CINAHAL, PsycINFO and LILACS between 2012 and 2016.
Results: 37 studies were analyzed. They identified several risk factors associated with the occurrence of depression in pregnancy. The most relevant risk factors were: sociodemographic and economic factors; obstetric/maternal; psychic and psychosocial.
Conclusion: the etiology of depression in pregnancy is multifactorial and complex. Risk factors associated with the occurrence of depression in pregnancy are heterogeneous and their identification is crucial for the promotion of maternal-fetal health.
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