Nurse’s Role in Holistic Caring for Maternal with Postpartum Depression


  • แก้วตะวัน ศิริลักขณานันท์ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ วิทยาลัยเซนต์หลุยส์
  • สายสมร เฉลยกิตติ วิทยาลัยพยาบาลกองทัพบก
  • ชัชวาล วงค์สารี วิทยาลัยพยาบาลและสุขภาพ มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสวนสุนันทา


nurse’s role, holistic care, postpartum depression, maternal


Current situation of Thailand has finding the prevalence rate of Maternal with postpartum depression will be ongoing because the maternal with postpartum depression are related with teen age pregnant which is a national problem in Thailand. During postpartum depression, if promptly treated, it can return to normal. If there is a delay in medical treatment, the women may become depressed disorder and lead to suicide or mental illness. The literature review finding there are also many factors supporting this condition of postpartum depression. The Nurses are knowledgeable and skill-based professionals who reduce the incidence rate of postpartum depression in maternal. The application of 4 nurses’ role are; health prevention, helping the doctor Keep Healthy for maternal, Health promotion and rehabilitation. Therefore, this article focuses explain on postpartum depression in maternal caring by nurses’ role, holistic caring to their maternal. For nurses to understanding and to applying to caring their maternal with appropriate contextual.


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ศิริลักขณานันท์ แ, เฉลยกิตติ ส, วงค์สารี ช. Nurse’s Role in Holistic Caring for Maternal with Postpartum Depression. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2018 Aug. 30 [cited 2022 Oct. 5];19:25-3. Available from: