Maternal depression alters stress and immune biomarkers in mother and child

                            Maternal depression has been repeatedly linked with negative child outcomes as increased psychopathology: poor socioemotional adaptation, externalizing (conduct) and internalizing symptom (anxiety/depression, somatic complaints, social withdrawal), and emotion dysregulation. In addition, maternal depression is related to poor physical health throughout life. Studies show that prenatal maternal depressive symptoms are associated with poor physical health across early childhood, which in turn predicted[…]

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