Biological Beings in Social Context
Social Context and Biology in Maternal Physical and Mental Health
Friday, May 25, 2012,
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
This talk will examine social influences on maternal health and biological mechanisms concerning preterm birth, low birth weight, and postpartum depression. By highlighting key health psychology findings, insight into the biological effects of social factors in pregnancy, birth, and thereafter may be enriched with implications for mothers and families.