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ERIC Number: EJ483897
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0308-5759
Maternal Depression and Child Care: The Significance for Social Work and Social Work Research.
Sheppard, Michael
Adoption & Fostering, v17 n2 p10-16 Sum 1993
Identifies the social characteristics associated with maternal depression and reviews research on the relationship between mothers' depression and emotional, cognitive, and behavioral problems in their children. Considers the role of social support, especially from a partner, in protecting women against depression. Concludes that mothers' depression is associated with problems in their children and with mothers' poor social support. (BC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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