Detecting Intimate Partner Violence and Postpartum Depression

Jean Marie Place, MSW, MPH Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior; Women and Gender Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA Postpartum depression (PPD) is a pressing public health concern because of the negative effects on women’s psychological well-being and infant-mother attachment, yet few health providers screen for

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Expanding the Definition of Infectious Disease

Irfan Nizarali Kherani Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA Abstract Over the past century, as the field of public health adopted new actors and new priorities, the definition of infectious disease expanded, yielding new ideas on controlling and treating disease. In its primary form, infectious disease referred to a collection of symptoms resulting from infection by

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