Association between maternal behavior in infancy and adult mental health: a 30-year prospective study.

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BACKGROUND Existing theories suggest that the mother-infant relationship has a potentially significant effect on long-term adult mental health, but there are few empirical data to support this view. Even fewer prior studies have examined the specific dynamics of the mother-infant relationship and their association with adult mental health. METHODS A total… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.08.024

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@article{Fan2014AssociationBM, title={Association between maternal behavior in infancy and adult mental health: a 30-year prospective study.}, author={Angela Fan and Stephen L. Buka and Russell Olive Kosik and Ying-Sheue Chen and Shuu-Jiun Wang and Tung-Ping Su and William W. Eaton}, journal={Comprehensive psychiatry}, year={2014}, volume={55 2}, pages={283-9} }