Journal article

The role of trauma and partner support in perinatal depression and parenting stress: An Australian pregnancy cohort study.

Megan Galbally, Stuart J Watson, Philip Boyce, Andrew J Lewis

Int J Soc Psychiatry | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Improving our understanding of the relationship between maternal depression and parenting stress is likely to lie in the range of additional factors that are associated with vulnerability to depression and also to parenting stress. OBJECTIVES: To examine the role of trauma and partner support, in understanding the relationship between perinatal depression and parenting stress. METHODS: This study utilises data from 246 women in a pregnancy cohort study that followed women from early pregnancy until their infant was 12 months. Included were both women with a diagnosis of depression and those without depression. The measures included Structured Clinical Interview for the Diagnostic..

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