Webinar: Relation between place of residence and postpartum depression

On November 13, 2013, EENet hosted a discussion about a study on the risk of postpartum depression by geographic region of Canada that appeared in a recent issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

This webinar focused on:

  • The relationship between rurality, urbanicity, and postpartum depression risk in Canada
  • Specific risk factors for postpartum depression that differ by place of residence
  • Services and supports that may be implemented to reduce the risk of Canadian women in all places of residence

Watch the webinar 

View the presenters’ slides

Resources related to postpartum depression


About the presenters:

Lori Ross is Senior Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological Research Department at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto; and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto.

Simone Vigod is Psychiatrist at Women’s College Hospital; Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto; and Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto.

Lesley Tarasoff is PhD Candidate at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, where she also participates in the Collaborative Graduate Program in Women’s Health.

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