Can Technology-Assisted Nursing Intervention Improve Postpartum Mood and Decrease Parenting Stress?
Repository Posting Date2018-12-04T15:30:06Z
Author DetailsDeborah E. McCarter, PhD, RN, Department of Nursing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA; Eugene Demidenko, PhD, Biomedical Data Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA; Mark T. Hegel, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationEpsilon Chapter
Level of EvidenceN/A
The effectiveness of electronic messages provided to postpartum women for improving mood and decreasing parenting stress is being measured in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). Initial feasibility data demonstrates that participants respond positively to the nursing intervention without significant time burden on nurses. Preliminary outcomes and implications will be addressed.