Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Health Science, ICHS 2020, 26-27 October 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Assessing Postpartum Depression Symptoms in Teenage Mothers Using Patient Health Questionnaire-9: A Preliminary Study

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311308,
        author={Irma Nurbaeti},
        title={Assessing Postpartum Depression Symptoms in Teenage Mothers Using Patient Health Questionnaire-9: A Preliminary Study},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Health Science, ICHS 2020, 26-27 October 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICHS},
        year={2021},
        month={8},
        keywords={assessment patient health questionnaire-9 postpartum depression teenage mothers},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311308}
    }
    
  • Irma Nurbaeti
    Year: 2021
    Assessing Postpartum Depression Symptoms in Teenage Mothers Using Patient Health Questionnaire-9: A Preliminary Study
    ICHS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2020.2311308
Irma Nurbaeti1,*
  • 1: Nursing Study Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia, Pisangan Ciputat 15419, Indonesia
*Contact email: irma.nurbaeti@uinjkt.ac.id

Abstract

Postpartum depression is the most mood disorder in the first year after-birth. Higher in teenage than adult mothers. The purpose of this study was to assess symptoms of postpartum depression using Patient Health Questionnaire-9. A descriptive study of 203 teenage’ mothers located in West Java Province, Indonesia. Instrument of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 Indonesia version using Google form. Descriptive analysis was performed and reliability test by alpha Cronbach = 0.78. The findings showed that 32% participants exhibited symptoms of postpartum depression with the most feeling little interest 33.50%, 52.22% sleeping problem, 56.16% feeling tired, 37.44% poor appetite/overeating and 2.95 thought dead/hurting. Patient Health Questionnaire-9 is good to assess symptoms of depression after birth in teenage mothers.