Maternal Depression

Children of depressed mothers have a different brain

Researchers think that brains are sensitive to the quality of child care, according to a study that was directed by Dr. Sonia Lupien and her colleagues from the University of Montreal published today in the Proceedings of ...

Aug 15, 2011
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