Both mom and dad experienced some degree of depression immediately after childbirth.
Around 12% of mother get depression called as a postpartum depression. This kind of depression is due to combination of factors such as:
- psychological adaptation
- and hormonal changes.
Depressions faced by parents not only influence their own behavior, but also trickle-down effect to their newborn child, and even beyond.
It is fact that depression parents affect on their kids either direct or indirectly. The effects may include their children:
- emotional function
- anxiety development
- and even depression of children.
Many researchers found that depressed parents associates with children difficulties in respect to:
- cognitive vulnerabilities
- and bad interpersonal functioning.
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