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Quick Take: Screen Pregnant Women Early and Often for Perinatal Depression

UNLV nurse practitioner offers expertise after national task force releases new recommendation.

Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication after childbirth, but it is frequently undiagnosed and untreated because routine screening is not a standard of practice among most health care providers. Marcia Clevesy, assistant professor of nursing at UNLV, has been working since 2017 to improve PPD screening rates in Las Vegas. (Shutterstock)

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