Written for my "Child Development" class this paper is a journal review of an article dealing with postpartum depression of mother's and father's being a influence on child temperment. The "article" is fully cited in case one want to read it themselves. Enjoy...
Postpartum depression and child development: An investigation of mothers and fathers as sources of risk and resilience
Carro, M.G., Grant, K.E., Gotlib, I.H., and Compas, B.E., (1992). Postpartum
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this postpartum depression influence on the child wasn't confined to children of severely depressed parents, but the effect seemed to span even the most properly/happily functioning family as is stated in the last sentence of the "Results," section. I am again delighted that I chose to review this article because it was not only interesting to read, but I believe it helped expand my knowledge of the ideas, influences, and vast possibilities for temperament.