Maternal stress and depression and the lateralisation of infant cradling

Reissland, Nadja and Hopkins, Brian and Helms, Peter and Williams, Bob (2009) Maternal stress and depression and the lateralisation of infant cradling. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50 (3). pp. 263-269. ISSN 0021-9630

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Abstract

Studies show that 65-85% of mothers cradle their infants to the left side of their body, but that this bias changes with maternal mood and stress. The present study examines the hypothesis that maternal stress and depression status will influence the cradling bias differentially.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
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ID Code:
70043
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Deposited On:
21 Jul 2014 11:40
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Yes
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Published
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23 Jan 2020 02:20