Personality traits, unmet expectations, and depressive symptoms in adoptive mothers.

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There are two million adoptive parents in the United States with data suggesting some parents struggle with depression during the postadoption period. The purpose of this study was to explore maternal characteristics during this transition to parenthood by examining the association of personality traits with maternal expectations and depressive symptoms in… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0193945912453688

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