The role of self-esteem instability in the development of postnatal depression: A prospective study testing a diathesis-stress account.

@article{Franck2016TheRO,
  title={The role of self-esteem instability in the development of postnatal depression: A prospective study testing a diathesis-stress account.},
  author={Erik Franck and M A Vanderhasselt and Liesbet Goubert and Tom Loeys and Marleen Temmerman and Rudi De Raedt},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={50},
  pages={15-22}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Understanding vulnerability factors involved in the development of postnatal depression has important implications for theory and practice. In this prospective study, we investigated whether self-esteem instability during pregnancy would better predict postnatal depressive symptomatology than level of self-esteem. In addition… CONTINUE READING