The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: A review and critical analysis of the literature

@article{Grace2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of postpartum depression on child cognitive development and behavior: A review and critical analysis of the literature},
  author={S. Grace and A. Evindar and D. Stewart},
  journal={Archives of Women’s Mental Health},
  year={2003},
  volume={6},
  pages={263-274}
}
  • S. Grace, A. Evindar, D. Stewart
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Women’s Mental Health
  • Summary¶The incidence of postpartum depression (PPD) in Western societies is approximately 10–15% and its cause multi-faceted. Because mothers largely constitute infants’ social environment and mediate their experience of the external world, it is imperative to investigate the effects of PPD on child growth and development. PsycInfo, Medline, Embase, CINAHL, ProQuest, and Health Star databases were searched with key terms for English language abstracts from 1990 onwards, and key contents were… CONTINUE READING
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    Paper Mentions

    Observational Clinical Trial
    This study is looking at genetic, biological, and environmental causes and how all three may work together to cause postpartum mood episodes. Participants will have psychiatric histories… Expand
    ConditionsBipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Postpartum Depression, (+1 more)
    Observational Clinical Trial
    The aim of the proposed research is to identify the clinical and biological phenotypes that define perinatal anxiety. The importance of this research to public health is that it will… Expand
    ConditionsPerinatal Anxiety
    InterventionOther
    Observational Clinical Trial
    Pregnant women who are taking lamotrigine will be evaluated monthly during pregnancy including a clinical evaluation and a blood draw for lamotrigine levels at each visit. Based on… Expand
    ConditionsBipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Schizo Affective Disorder
    InterventionDrug
    Interventional Clinical Trial
    There is considerable evidence that most perinatal women at risk for postpartum depression do not engage in mental health services, even when referred by home visiting (HV) programs… Expand
    ConditionsPerinatal Depression, PostPartum Depression
    InterventionBehavioral
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