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Shapiro, Alyson F.; Jolley, Sandra N.; Hildebrandt, Ursula; Spieker, Susan J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Research linking postpartum depression (PPD) with negative child outcomes has predominantly examined PPD at six weeks postpartum or later, and has not controlled for depression during pregnancy. The present study examined associations between PPD at three weeks postpartum and temperament in 6-month-old infants in a sample of women who were not…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Females
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Defelipe, Renata Pereira; de Resende, Briseida Dôgo; David, Vinicius Frayze; Bussab, Vera Silvia Raad – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Psychosocial risk conditions can predict postpartum depression (PPD) which can reduce maternal investment into child. We examined, in high-risk Brazilian mothers, PPD predictors measured during pregnancy, and PPD effects on maternal behaviors measured at 4-5 months. 35 depressed (D) and 38 nondepressed (ND) mothers had four behaviors (gaze, smile,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Birth, Females
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Sampson, McClain; Villarreal, Yolanda; Rubin, Allen – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Postpartum Depression (PPD) occurs at higher rates among impoverished mothers than the general population. Depression during pregnancy is one of the strongest predictors of developing PPD. Research indicates that non-pharmacological interventions are effective in reducing depressive symptoms but engaging and retaining low-income mothers remains a…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Females, Pregnancy, Depression (Psychology)
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Posmontier, Bobbie; Bina, Rena; Glasser, Saralee; Cinamon, Tali; Styr, Benedict; Sammarco, Therese – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: To determine feasibility and acceptability of incorporating IPT for postpartum depression (PPD) into Israeli social work practice. Method: Women who were 4-24 weeks postpartum with PPD, at least 18 years old, had telephone access, and had a score of 10-18 on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) were eligible to participate in…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Birth, Depression (Psychology)
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Hassert, Silva; Kurpius, Sharon E. Robinson – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2011
Breastfeeding, additional children, and partner relationship predicted postpartum depression among 59 Latinas who had an infant who was 6 months old or younger. The most powerful predictor was conflict with partner. Counselors working with Latinas experiencing postpartum depression should explore the partner relationship, particularly relationship…
Descriptors: Conflict, Depression (Psychology), Nutrition, Hispanic Americans
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Lewis, Carol A.; Byers, Alison Daly; Malard, Sarah Deann; Dawson, Gregory A. – Alabama Counseling Association Journal, 2010
With recent media attention and a growing awareness in popular culture, the appropriate treatment for postpartum depression has taken center stage as a prevalent women's health issue. There is little agreement on the definition, existence and treatment of postpartum depression. Contributing to this factor is the lack of research that exists to…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Psychosis, Depression (Psychology), Clinical Diagnosis
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Defelipe, Renata P.; Bussab, Vera S. R.; Vieira, Mauro L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a mood disorder which can adaptively alter maternal socialisation strategies. Our objective was to investigate differences in ethnotheories and childrearing practices of mothers with low (N = 46) and high (N = 45) intensity of PPD. The Brazilian version of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale was applied at 3, 8 and…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Child Rearing, Cultural Influences, Mothers
Davis-Gage, Darcie; Kettmann, Julie Jenks; Moel, Joy – ADULTSPAN Journal, 2010
During the developmental lifeline for women, some individuals are affected by postpartum depression. This article describes the treatment of a Latina woman experiencing postpartum depression. The authors illustrate the feminist approach using counseling interventions that incorporate the client's developmental level, cultural background, and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Cultural Background, Depression (Psychology), Hispanic Americans
Serrano, Verenea J.; Hasbrouck, Sadie; Alfonso, Alexandra M.; Ashby, Bethany; Paul, Jennifer J.; Buchholz, Melissa – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Fathers play a critical role in the lives of infants and mothers in the postpartum period. Research has demonstrated that fathers with mood disorders can have negative consequences on maternal mental health and child well-being. However, strategies for identifying paternal depression are lacking, and issues often go unrecognized and unaddressed.…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Role, Perinatal Influences, Emotional Disturbances
Perry, Deborah F.; Tandon, S. Darius; Edwards, Karen; Mendelson, Tamar – ZERO TO THREE, 2014
Home visiting (HV) programs serve women at high risk for developing postpartum depression because of factors such as poverty and low social support. Depression poses serious threats not only to mother-child attachment and healthy infant development but also to women's ability to engage with HV services and supports. The Mothers and Babies (MB)…
Descriptors: Perinatal Influences, Intervention, Mothers, Depression (Psychology)
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Bulut, Pinar; Barut, Yasar – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine an antenatal orientation interviews training for prospective parents' postnatal depression levels. A quasi-experimental study carried out with 26 (12 experimental, 14 control) prospective mother and father. Participants completed the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale one week before the intervention and 12…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Prenatal Influences, Interviews, Depression (Psychology)
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Ginsburg, Golda S.; Barlow, Allison; Goklish, Novalene; Hastings, Ranelda; Baker, Elena Varipatis; Mullany, Britta; Tein, Jenn-Yun; Walkup, John – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2012
Background: Postpartum depression is a devastating condition that affects a significant number of women and their offspring. Few preventive interventions have targeted high risk youth, such as American Indians (AIs). Objective: To evaluate the feasibility of a depression prevention program for AI adolescents and young adults. Methods: Expectant AI…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Intervention, Mothers, Prevention
McKay, Judith; Shaver-Hast, Laura; Sharnoff, Wendy; Warren, Mary Ellen; Wright, Harry – Zero to Three (J), 2009
Postpartum depression (PPD) has an impact on the entire family. The authors describe a model of intervention that emphasizes the family system and includes mothers, fathers, and children in the treatment of PPD. The intervention is provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of a psychiatrist, social worker, child psychologist, and therapists.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Fathers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Psychiatry
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Nugent, J. Kevin; Bartlett, Jessica Dym; Valim, Clarissa – Infants and Young Children, 2014
Relationship-based interventions are an effective means for reducing postpartum depression (PPD), but few cost-effective tools that can be administered efficiently in medical and home settings are available or well-studied. This study examines the efficacy of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO), an infant-centered relationship-based…
Descriptors: Infants, Hospitals, Home Visits, Intervention
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Kersten-Alvarez, Laura E.; Hosman, Clemens M. H.; Riksen-Walraven, J. Marianne; van Doesum, Karin T. M.; Smeekens, Sanny; Hoefnagels, Cees – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
Previous studies of the long-term effects of maternal postpartum depression (PPD) on child development have mostly focused on a limited set of outcomes, and have often not controlled for risk factors associated with maternal depression. The present study compared children of postpartum depressed mothers (n = 29) with children from a community…
Descriptors: Mothers, Risk, Student Adjustment, Depression (Psychology)
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