Maternal state of mind regarding attachment, maternal depression and children's family drawings in the early school years.

@article{Fihrer2009MaternalSO,
  title={Maternal state of mind regarding attachment, maternal depression and children's family drawings in the early school years.},
  author={Irene Fihrer and Cathy McMahon},
  journal={Attachment & human development},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={537-56}
}
The current study explored how children's family drawings in the early school years might be related to their exposure to recurrent episodes of maternal depression. We also examined prospectively relations among maternal state of mind regarding attachment derived from the Adult Attachment Interview and earlier mother-child attachment from the Strange Situation Procedure (both measured when the child was 12-15 months old) and later family drawings. Seventy-five mothers were assessed for symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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