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Table 1 Testing variables

From: Antenatal psychosomatic programming to reduce postpartum depression risk and improve childbirth outcomes: a randomized controlled trial in Spain and France


Evaluation instruments

Quality of instruments

Time application instruments

Demographic & obstetric data

Included in antenatal interview



Antenatal risk of PPD

Interview (Riguetti-Veltema & et. al, [14])

Sensitivity = 84,5%, Specificity = 73%


Symptoms of depression

EPDS* Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (Cox & et. al, [51])

Sensitivity = 86%, Specificity = 78%

Antenatal and postnatal

Relationship with partner

DASS* Dyadic Adjustement Scale (Spanier, [52])

Fidelity: Cronbach Alpha = 0.96

Antenatal and postnatal

Social support

FSSQ* Functional Social Support Questionnaire (Broadhead, [53])

Fidelity: Cronbach Alpha = 0.90

Antenatal and postnatal


Stress events* (Holmes & Rahe, [54])


Antenatal and postnatal

Birth outcomes

Hospital clinical data and post-partum questionnaire*



  1. *self-administered.