Childhood sexual abuse, parenting and postpartum depression--a 3-year follow-up study.

@article{Buist2001ChildhoodSA,
  title={Childhood sexual abuse, parenting and postpartum depression--a 3-year follow-up study.},
  author={Anne E. Buist and Harald Janson},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={909-21}
}
OBJECTIVE This study is the second and final phase of a 3-year follow-up study of women who had been admitted with a major depressive episode in the postpartum period, along with their children and partners where present. The effect of a maternal sexual abuse history on the women's well-being and child outcome compared to those women without such a history is highlighted. METHOD Forty-five of an original cohort of 56 women were seen with their child where possible, when the child was an… CONTINUE READING