Tuesday, March 21, 2006

USATODAY.com - Moms pass depression on to kids

USATODAY.com - Moms pass depression on to kids:

By Rita Rubin, USA TODAY

Successfully treating a mother's depression can alleviate or even prevent psychiatric problems in her children, a study reports today.

But a mother's continued depression increases her child's risk of such problems, the study shows. Researchers said it is the first published study to show that a child will benefit if the mother's depression is treated effectively."

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