Published in: International Journal of Social Psychiatry (1999) Vol. 46 No. 1 (74-75)
Our findings suggested that several factors peculiar to our setting diminish the acceptability of an EPDS-like approach. An alternative approach to elicit the relevant symptoms could be an open-ended discussion centred around their family, with probes at appropriate junctures regarding negative feeling states and ability to function adequately in the new role.