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CHAVEZ-COURTOIS, Mayra  and  GONZALEZ-PACHECO, Itzel. Perinatal depression presence and the relation mother-infant: methodological strategy for a sociocultural look. Diversitas [online]. 2008, vol.4, n.1, pp. 101-111. ISSN 1794-9998.

For the study of the depression commonly there are in use methodologies that they consider to be merely psychoanalytic aspects focused on the clinical area, leaving in some cases the social aspects. In this work, one proposes an alternative methodology that allows rescuing the social and cultural context of the women in stage postpartum in order to obtain more elements on her conduct. It appears as principal axle of boarding, the qualitative investigation. On the one hand, one tries to rescue the aspects sociodemographic by means of an analysis disintegrated of each of the variables. And for other one, to rescue the sociocultural factors, to be considering the oral expressions of the women's principal axles to identify the manifestation of the depression in the relation mother-child. The above mentioned methodological proposal will allow to rescue indications of the presence of the depression and / or possible factors of risk.

Keywords : Perinatal depression; Relation maternal-infantile; Methodology; Sociocultural.

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