Intergenerational transmission of depression: a launch and grow model of change across adolescence.

@article{Garber2010IntergenerationalTO,
  title={Intergenerational transmission of depression: a launch and grow model of change across adolescence.},
  author={Judy Garber and David A. Cole},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={819-30}
}
The present study tested a "launch-and-grow" type of cascade model in which an earlier risk factor (e.g., exposure to maternal depression by age 12) was hypothesized to predict several risk processes during development (e.g., stress, family relationships, self-worth [SW]), which then set the course for the growth of children's depressive symptoms over time. Participants were 240 mothers and children (mean age = 11.87 years, SD = 0.57) who were evaluated annually across 6 years. The Structured… CONTINUE READING