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Kids of Depressed Mothers Could Benefit in Daycare Options
Daemon
Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Kids of Depressed Mothers Could Benefit in Daycare

Researchers have known for some time that children of depressed mothers are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders themselves, but they are just now learning that being in childcare, particularly in a group setting, could have something of a protective effect. Researchers say that young children of depressed mothers who attended daycare had a 79 percent lower risk of developing emotional problems than those who were cared for at home by their mothers. Their findings suggest that childcare can be a helpful intervention method in cases of maternal depression. More...
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Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 7:37:27 AM
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Makes sense. We all do better when the moods around us are brighter. Did they spend much money on this study?
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