What is Postpartum Depression? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Of the options below, which is NOT a symptom of postpartum depression?

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1. How many women who give birth are affected by postpartum depression on an annual basis according to the American Psychiatric Association?

2. What are three common treatment options for postpartum depression?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of postpartum depression. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the symptoms and treatment of postpartum depression.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of depression
  • The usual therapy used to treat major depression
  • Symptoms of postpartum depression
  • Typical treatment choices for postpartum depression

Skills Practiced

You can use this quiz and worksheet as a way to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on depression
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of postpartum depression
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the percent of women in the USA who suffer from postpartum depression each year and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take a closer look at postpartum depression by reviewing the lesson titled, What is Postpartum Depression? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define depression and postpartum depression
  • Learn the symptoms of postpartum depression
  • Examine the various treatments for depression