Early interventions for infants of depressed mothers.

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Abstract

Infants of mothers who remain depressed for 1 year after birth have a distinct profile of behavioral, physiologic, and biochemical dysregulation. Their mothers also have a distinct profile that can be used to target those in need of intervention. These interventions may include mood induction, massage therapy, interaction coaching, and natural buffers such as nondepressed fathers and caregivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1305-1310
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics
Volume102
Issue number5 Suppl E
StatePublished - Nov 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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