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Breastfeeding and postpartum depression: the social representations of adolescent mothers

Grant number: 14/02727-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2014
Effective date (End): June 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Obstetrical Nursing
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Juliana Stefanello
Grantee:Juliana Regina Cafer
Home Institution: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto (EERP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


Introduction: The postpartum depression is a mental disorder of high prevalence that directly influences the relationship between mother and baby and breastfeeding. Aim: This study aimed to identify The social representations of adolescent mothers with depressive symptoms about breastfeeding practice. Methods: This is a qualitative study, which will use social representation in social-anthropological perspective. Will be invited to participate in the study adolescent mothers with childrens under one year of age and who have positive screening for depressive symptoms by Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) and which their children are using the public health service of Ribeirão Preto-SP and reside in this county. Data collection will be performed using semi-structured interviews, carried out in the home of the participant. The data will be categorized based on the technique of content analysis, thematic mode, and analyzed based upon the framework of social representation. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
CAFER, Juliana Regina. Social representations about breastfeeding in the perspective of adolescent mothers with symptoms of postpartum depression. 2016. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto Ribeirão Preto.

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