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The Trauma of Parenthood


Disrupting the Cycle of Negative Thoughts With Computerized Training

Researchers find that computerized cognitive training may be one effective tool for helping to stop the cycle of rumination associated with depression and other psychological disorders. ... More>


Spirituality May Help Buffer Some New Mothers Against Postpartum Depression

Half a million American mothers experience postpartum depression each year — new research suggests that religiosity and spirituality may mitigate the risk of postpartum depression in African American women. ... More>


Mothers’ Symptoms of Depression Predict How They Respond to Child Behavior

Depressive symptoms seem to focus mothers' responses on minimizing their own distress, which may come at the expense of focusing on how those responses impact their children. ... More>


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>