Persistence of Maternal Depressive Symptoms throughout the Early Years of Childhood.

@article{Horwitz2009PersistenceOM,
  title={Persistence of Maternal Depressive Symptoms throughout the Early Years of Childhood.},
  author={Sarah McCue Horwitz and Margaret J. Briggs-Gowan and Amy Storfer-Isser and Alice S Carter},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={637-45}
}
AIMS The purpose of these analyses was to examine the persistence and predictors of elevated depressive symptoms in 884 women over their children's preschool years. RESULTS Depressive symptoms in women with young children are surprisingly consistent throughout their children's preschool years. Of the 82.6% of women without elevated depressive symptoms at the initial assessment (study child was 11-42 months of age), 82.4% remained without symptoms over two follow-up assessments. Of 17.4% of… CONTINUE READING

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