Parent-Child Relationships and Depression
Over the decades depression has been variously characterized by the dominant etiological theory of the times as an intrapsychic disorder in response to loss, as a biological disorder of defective genes or neurotransmitters, as a cognitive disorder of dysfunctional thinking about the self and the environment. Recently, at least among certain psychologists, the emphasis has shifted again: depression is an interpersonal disorder. Depression undoubtedly involves some of all of these and other processes, for it is wise to consider that there are “different depressions,” involving different origins.
KeywordsMaternal Depression Conflict Task Depressed Mother Depressed Woman Child Behavior Check List
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