Maternal depressive symptoms affect infant cognitive development in Barbados.

  title={Maternal depressive symptoms affect infant cognitive development in Barbados.},
  author={Janina R. Galler and Robert H. Harrison and Frank C Ramsey and Victor Forde and Stephen C Butler},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={41 6},
This longitudinal study is part of a series examining the relationships between maternal mood, feeding practices, and infant growth and development during the first 6 months of life in 226 well-nourished mother-infant dyads in Barbados. In this report, we assessed maternal moods (General Adjustment and Morale Scale and Zung Depression and Anxiety Scales), feeding practices (scales describing breast-feeding and other practices associated with infant feeding in this setting), and infant cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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