Depression in childhood: The role of children's exposure to intimate partner violence and maternal mental disorders

CONCLUSIONS: The frequency of CEIPV and MMD, and the high prevalence of depression at school age, shows the importance of assessing MMD and identifying exposure to IPV in pregnancy and the early years.PMID:34517271 | DOI:10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105305
Source: Child Abuse and Neglect - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research

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In this study, 480 cases of normal primiparas who had regular prenatal examination and delivered in hospital were selected as the research object. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD) was used to record the depressive anxiety state of all study subjects in the third trimester, and we analyzed the effects of age, education background of pregnant women and their spouses, the nature of jobs, family income, prenatal and pregnancy health status, medical insurance status, attend pregnant women's school, and accompanying status of family member on their depressive anxiety state. The influence of depression and anxiety ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We describe potential psychological risk factors to maternal-infant bonding among postpartum women during the pandemic period. To best support the medical and psychological well-being of the mothers and infants, enhanced interdisciplinary partnerships among perinatal healthcare professionals involved in primary and/or specialty care is needed.IMPACT: Unique COVID-19-related health and grief concerns exist, with implications for maternal-infant bonding. Depression but not anxiety is associated with lower maternal-infant bonding. Caregiving confidence, but not social support, is associated with higher maternal-i...
Source: Pediatric Research - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Perinatal women reported decreased social support during the COVID-19 pandemic which was associated with poorer mental health. Using virtual means of social support and support provided by friends had the largest positive effect on perceived social support levels.IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE: Interventions using virtual support means from friends may be helpful to improve social support and mental health in this population.PMID:34649034 | PMC:PMC8485715 | DOI:10.1016/j.midw.2021.103162
Source: Midwifery - Category: Midwifery Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We describe potential psychological risk factors to maternal-infant bonding among postpartum women during the pandemic period. To best support the medical and psychological well-being of the mothers and infants, enhanced interdisciplinary partnerships among perinatal healthcare professionals involved in primary and/or specialty care is needed.IMPACT: Unique COVID-19-related health and grief concerns exist, with implications for maternal-infant bonding. Depression but not anxiety is associated with lower maternal-infant bonding. Caregiving confidence, but not social support, is associated with higher maternal-i...
Source: Pediatric Research - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractAlthough prior research has examined associations between blood pressure (BP), depression, and suicidal ideation, few studies have examined this in high-risk populations such as pregnant women with HIV (WHIV). The current study examined the association of BP with depression and suicidal ideation among pregnant WHIV (n  = 217) in rural South Africa. BP data (measured ≤ 1 month before the study visit) was extracted from medical records. Depressive symptomatology and suicidal ideation were assessed using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Diastolic BP was positively associate...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
OBJECTIVEs Barriers to in-person mental health care are common in pregnant and postpartum women with depression. We assessed the feasibility of a trial protocol for evaluating the use of secure, in-home synchronous virtual psychiatric care. Methods In ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that mothers with asthma are not at an increased risk for excessive parenting stress. However, due to response and sampling bias, levels of parenting stress in asthmatic mothers may be underreported in our sample.PMID:34641750 | DOI:10.1080/02770903.2021.1993246
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our study indicates that pregnant women with a history of depression have increased markers of immune system function and their offspring show behavioural alterations that may be the effects of in utero programming, epigenetic factors or genetic predisposition.PMID:34644586 | DOI:10.1016/j.bbi.2021.09.020
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that mothers with asthma are not at an increased risk for excessive parenting stress. However, due to response and sampling bias, levels of parenting stress in asthmatic mothers may be underreported in our sample.PMID:34641750 | DOI:10.1080/02770903.2021.1993246
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
This study examined the incidence of maternal meal skipping and meal delaying, and their associated lifestyle patterns during pregnancy. Pregnant women in the second trimester (18-24 weeks' gestation; n = 90) were recruited from the antenatal clinics in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore, 2019-2020. Data on sociodemographic, lifestyle and dietary habits were collected. Firstly, principal component analysis was used to identify lifestyle patterns. Subsequently, multiple logistic regression model was used to examine the association of lifestyle patterns with meal skipping and delaying. In total, 32 (35.6%) women h...
Source: Appetite - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
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