Postpartum depression is a highly prevalent
disorder and previous research reveals that it is
associated with several factors. Many studies highlighted
the importance of partner support and its benefits
during pregnancy and postpartum period.
Objective: This study aims to identify the perceived
partner support among postpartum women and also to
identify its relationship with anxiety and depressive
Methods: A total of 69 postpartum women who are in
their first month of postpartum were included as study
participants. Tools used for the study were, a
Sociodemographic proforma, Edinburg postnatal
depression scale, Perinatal anxiety screening scale and a
Partner support scale
Keywords : Perceived Partner Support, Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Women.