Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019, 23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

Research Article

Psychological Factors in Postpartum Depression: A study at General Hospitals of Banjarmasin

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298367,
        author={Winda Ayu Fazraningtyas},
        title={Psychological Factors in Postpartum Depression:          A study at General Hospitals of Banjarmasin},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019,  23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NS-UNISM},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={postpartum depression psychological factors},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298367}
    }
    
  • Winda Ayu Fazraningtyas
    Year: 2020
    Psychological Factors in Postpartum Depression: A study at General Hospitals of Banjarmasin
    NS-UNISM
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298367
Winda Ayu Fazraningtyas1,*
  • 1: Sari Mulia University, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
*Contact email: windaayu@unism.ac.id

Abstract

There is a gradual change in the role of pregnant women as they move from single status to married state and, eventually, in becoming a mother. Nonetheless, mental health is important to note, but often a neglected component of reproductive health. This study aimed to determine and analyze the psychological factors associated with postpartum depression. This study used quantitative design with descriptive survey method. A total of 88 participants were included coming from the two General Hospital in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. EPDS, BDI-II, and PPDRF checklist were used. It was found out that there is no significant association between the level of depression and history of depression and knowledge of parenting. It was also discovered that psychological factors play a great role in increasing the incidence of postpartum depression in Banjarmasin i.e., fear of delivery, feeling unhappy being pregnant, and weight gain.