Biomarker link found to postpartum depression

A group of researchers was able to identify associations between particular genes and the development of postpartum depression (PPD) that can help to identify those who have high risks and would need extra postpartum care. Tech Times

AF Bell et al (2015) Interaction between oxytocin receptor DNA methylation and genotype is associated with risk of postpartum depression in women without depression in pregnancy Frontiers in Genetics

 

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