The impact of parents' mental health on parent-baby interaction: a prospective study.


The aims of the current study were to examine the effect of fathers' and mothers' pre and postnatal mental health on mother-infant and father-infant interactions. Mental health was broadly defined to include anxiety, depression and PTSD. A community sample of 44 mothers and 40 fathers from 45 families completed questionnaire measures of mental health in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.06.003