Table 1

Participant inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
Women who are 18 years old or olderCurrent diagnosis of mood (affective) disorders as specified in the ICD-10, Classification of Mental Health and Behavioural Disorders21
Pregnant and of any gestational ageCurrently receiving treatment for mood (affective) disorders
Any parityRecent personal history of mood (affective) disorders within the past 12 months
Attending antenatal clinics in participating NHS sitesNot comfortable reading and writing in English
  • ICD-10, 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems; NHS, National Health Service.