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Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

Aka: Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, Edinburgh Postnatal Scale
  1. Indications
    1. Screening for Postpartum Depression
  2. Advantages
    1. Validated in Spanish and English for Postpartum Depression
    2. Public domain survey
    3. Designed specifically for Postpartum Depression
    4. Relies less on somatic symptoms than other depression surveys (e.g. PHQ9)
  3. Efficacy
    1. Test Sensitivity: 86%
    2. Test Specificity: 78%
  4. Resources
    1. Edinburgh Download
  5. References
    1. (1987) Br J Psychiatry 150: 782-6 [PubMed]

Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (assessment scale) (C0451144)

Concepts Intellectual Product (T170)
SnomedCT 165208009, 142607006, 273441006
LNC LP149207-5, LP149206-7, LP149217-4, MTHU000266, MTHU047254
English EPDS-Edin postnat depress scal, Edinburgh postnat depress scal, Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (assessment scale), SURVEY.EPDS, EPDS, Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (staging scale), Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, EPDS - Edinburgh postnatal depression scale, Edinburgh postnatal depression scale
Spanish escala de depresión posparto, de Edimburgo (escala de evaluación), escala de depresión posparto, de Edimburgo, escala de depresión puerperal, de Edimburgo
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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