UNFPA Emerging Issues: Mental, Sexual and Reproductive Health

No. of pages: 4

Publication Date: 2008

Author: UNFPA

ISBN: 978-0-89714-863-4

Although the international community has pledged to address mental health problems related to sexual and reproductive health, too many women and men still suffer their deleterious effects. For example, 20-30% or more women experience depression during pregnancy or after childbirth in developing countries. Mental health should be addressed routinely as part of sexual and reproductive health services.

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