The effect of maternal depressive symptomatology on maternal behaviors associated with child health.

@article{Leiferman2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of maternal depressive symptomatology on maternal behaviors associated with child health.},
  author={Jenn Leiferman},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={596-607}
}
  • Jenn Leiferman
  • Published 2002 in
    Health education & behavior : the official…
National prevalence rates for depression among women are twofold compared with those of men, with women of childbearing age at greatest risk. Maternal depression not only negatively affects the health of the mother but may also influence the health and development of her offspring. This study examined the relationship between maternal depression and its influence on certain maternal behaviors associated with child health. A nationally representative, longitudinal data set with information on… CONTINUE READING

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