The relationship between maternal self-esteem and maternal attachment in mothers of hospitalized premature infants.

@article{Chen2001TheRB,
  title={The relationship between maternal self-esteem and maternal attachment in mothers of hospitalized premature infants.},
  author={C W Chen and Brandon Conrad},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2001},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={69-82}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between maternal self-esteem and maternal attachment in mothers of hospitalized premature infants. The research instruments administered included: a demographic sheet, the Maternal Self-Report Inventory (MSRI), Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, and Leifer's How I Feel About My Baby Now Scale. Thirty-two mothers whose premature infants were medically stable and hospitalized in the NICU were studied. Two hypotheses on the positive relationships… CONTINUE READING

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