Perinatal Mental Health – The EDPS Manual 2e Cox

Contains a practical guide to using the scale (with much advice based on years of experience) in clinical practice, its origins and background, plus its uses in research.

• Includes the EPDS questionnaire in over 20 other languages and a discussion of transcultural issues.

• The EPDS is a questionnaire and is a simple means of screening for postnatal depression in health care settings.

• It can also be used by researchers seeking information on factors which influence the emotional
well-being of new mothers and their families.

• 4358 copies of the first edition sold.


Psychologists, psychiatrists, health visitors and midwives. Plus researchers in perinatal health.

(Also: Family doctors, obstetricians and community psychiatric nurses.)