Affect recognition and the quality of mother-infant interaction: understanding parenting difficulties in mothers with schizophrenia

@article{Healy2015AffectRA,
  title={Affect recognition and the quality of mother-infant interaction: understanding parenting difficulties in mothers with schizophrenia},
  author={Sarah J Healy and Jona Lewin and Stephen M Butler and Kyla Vaillancourt and Fiona Seth-Smith},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={113-124}
}
This study investigated the quality of mother-infant interaction and maternal ability to recognise adult affect in three study groups consisting of mothers with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, mothers with depression and healthy controls. Sixty-four mothers were recruited from a Mother and Baby Unit and local children’s centres. A 5-min mother-infant… CONTINUE READING