Maternal depression is a risk factor for cognitive and socio development in children. Maternal depression mainly occurs after the baby birth. It can be mainly due t the etiological factors such as Poverty, Marital Conflict, lack of natural resources. Post partum disorder is serious illness beginning with hallucinations, illusions and impairment in functioning. The association of maternal behaviour, depression and child outcomes are complex. Research suggests that poor Maternal health may be a risk factor among the young children. It is an interesting world wide issue that has a negative impact on an individual. Risk factors include substance abuse, mood disorders, low social status etc.
Related Journals of Maternal Depression
Clinics in Mother and Child Health, Neonatal Biology Journal, Gynecology Journal, Paediatrics Journal, Pregnancy Journal, Womens Health Journal, Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review,Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine,Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine,Maternal and Child Health Journal,Depression Research and Treatment.