Dr. Sanders is dually certified as a certified nurse-midwife and as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. She is an assistant professor at Adelphi University in the School of Nursing in Garden City, New York.
Assessing and Managing Women With Depression: A Midwifery Perspective
Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
2006 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 51, Issue 3, pages 185–192, May-June 2006
How to Cite
Sanders, L. B. (2006), Assessing and Managing Women With Depression: A Midwifery Perspective. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 51: 185–192. doi: 10.1016/j.jmwh.2005.10.002
- Issue published online: 24 DEC 2010
- Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
- postpartum depression
Women are at disproportionate risk for depression. Depression often goes untreated because of lack of recognition by providers. The Institute of Medicine maintains that primary care providers are essential in the management of mental health disorders. The assessment and management of depression in women are sensitive topics and may require advanced training and skills.