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Report: Minority Women Undertreated for Perinatal Depression

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by Traci Pedersen

In a new position paper, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University urge federal policymakers to appropriate funds toward diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression in minority women — a group they say has been lacking in such care.

Such a move would include increasing the number of medical providers who are trained in culturally sensitive screening and treatment methods.

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