Chapter 8. Effects of Postnatal Depression on Mother–Infant Interactions and Child Development

  1. J. Gavin Bremner2 and
  2. Theodore D. Wachs3
  1. Lynne Murray,
  2. Sarah Halligan and
  3. Peter Cooper

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327588.ch8

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition

How to Cite

Murray, L., Halligan, S. and Cooper, P. (2010) Effects of Postnatal Depression on Mother–Infant Interactions and Child Development, in Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition (eds J. G. Bremner and T. D. Wachs), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327588.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332742

Online ISBN: 9781444327588

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Keywords:

  • Effects of Postnatal Depression on Mother-Infant Interactions and Child Development;
  • Effects of Postnatal Depression on Mother-Child Relationships;
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD);
  • Mechanisms mediating cognitive effects of postnatal depression;
  • Child Behavior Checklist CBCL;
  • Behaviour Screening Questionnaire BSQ;
  • Mechanisms mediating social-emotional outcomes;
  • cognitive behavior therapy (CBT);
  • a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor: SSRI;
  • Effects of postnatal depression in the developing world

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Effects of Postnatal Depression on Mother–Child Relationships

  • Biological Outcomes

  • Cognitive Development

  • Behavioral, Socioemotional, and Psychiatric Problems

  • Treatment and Prevention

  • Emerging Areas of Research

  • Summary

  • References