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OBJECTIVE This study assessed adolescent maternal psychopathology and its relation to the quality of mother-infant interactions. METHOD Twenty-one mother-infant pairs recruited from an adolescent medicine clinic were assessed for socio-demographic background, psychosocial adversity, conduct disorder, alcohol or substance dependence, and depression. Dyads(More)
BACKGROUND A better understanding of the long-term scope and impact of the co-morbidity with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and conduct disorder (CD) in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) youth has important clinical and public health implications. METHOD Subjects were assessed blindly at baseline (mean age=10.7 years), 1-year (mean(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the degree to which physicians and nurses use their first postnatal contact with mothers and babies to learn about their psychosocial strengths and problems. METHOD Forty-two consecutively born infants and their mothers were observed during their initial postnatal visit with a public health nurse and their physician in Montreal. Both(More)
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