mental health of the mother

The search for biomarkers for postpartum depression

The prevention of maternal psychiatric disorders, especially postpartum depression (PPD), can have far-reaching individual and societal implications. A growing body of evidence suggests that maternal mental health has a significant impact on children’s physical, intellectual and emotional development. PPD has been shown to result in lower IQ, slower language development, more attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders, and […]

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