Effects of early maternal depression on patterns of infant-mother attachment: a meta-analytic investigation.

@article{Martins2000EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of early maternal depression on patterns of infant-mother attachment: a meta-analytic investigation.},
  author={Carla Guapindaia Braga Martins and Elizabeth A. Gaffan},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={737-46}
}
We analysed results from seven American and British studies that compared groups of mothers with and without clinically diagnosed depression, and assessed the attachment category of their infants (under 3 years) using the Strange Situation. The samples were predominantly middle-income and free of risk factors other than maternal depression. Meta-analysis using loglinear modelling and standardised residuals showed that the effect of depression on the distribution of infants' attachment was… CONTINUE READING
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