Young Daughters of Depressed Mothers Selectively Attend to Sad Emotional Faces
Poster Session IV - Board: IV-
Friday, May 28, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall
This study used the dot probe paradigm to examine attentional biases in young children of chronically or recurrently depressed mothers. Daughters of depressed mothers showed biases towards sad faces and differed significantly from control daughters and sons in both groups. No differences were found for happy faces.
Subject Area: SSCP Poster