Exposure To Maternal Depression During Preschool Years May Be More Harmful To Kids’ Psychological Development Than Perinatal Exposure, Study Indicates

Healio (3/7, Oldt) reports, “Exposure to maternal depression during preschool years was more harmful to children’s psychological development than perinatal exposure,” researchers found after analyzing “data for 11,599 families, including 17,830 siblings, from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort study.” The findings were published online Feb. 23 in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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— “Postpartum depression more harmful to offspring than prenatal depression, Healio, March 07, 2017.

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