Attachment and Postpartum Depression Abstract Postpartum depression is an issue that negatively impacts both mothers and infants. A rising rate of postpartum depression has caused some in the public health community to label this problem a significant health risk in many communities. Research has explored the nature of postpartum depression and found that attachment styles between infants and mothers are a key predictor of depression. The current paper highlights existing research regarding attachment and depression in mothers and infants. Several key areas of interest still remain unexplored regarding this public health issue, and this paper highlights several of the more pertinent ones. Attachment and Postpartum Depression Postpartum...The end:
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