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Psychological changes accompanying pregnancy and motherhood.

@article{Leifer1977PsychologicalCA,
  title={Psychological changes accompanying pregnancy and motherhood.},
  author={Myra Leifer},
  journal={Genetic psychology monographs},
  year={1977},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={
          55-96
        }
}
  • Myra Leifer
  • Published in Genetic psychology monographs 1977
  • Medicine
  • This study was an attempt to investigate some of the psychological changes that occur during first pregnancy and the early postpartum months. The major theoretical assumption was that pregnancy and early motherhood may be viewed as a series of developmental tasks, and that the way in which these are coped with will be predictive of adaptation to the maternal role. The aims of the study were (a) to identify the affective changes that occur in women during first pregnancy and to assess the extent… CONTINUE READING

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