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Psychological effects of motherhood

a study of first pregnancy

by Myra Leifer

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Childbirth -- Psychological aspects.,
  • First pregnancy.,
  • Motherhood.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMyra Leifer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG560 .L44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4421768M
    ISBN 10003055781X, 0030557763
    LC Control Number79026179

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Psychological Effects of Motherhood: A Study of First Pregnancy [Leifer, Myra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Psychological Effects of Motherhood Cited by: Psychological effects of motherhood by Myra Leifer,Praeger edition, in EnglishCited by: The transition to motherhood: Psychological factors associated with pregnancy, labour and birth Dr Emma Symes MAPS MCCLP, Psychological effects of motherhood book Centre for Women’s Mental Health, The Royal Women’s Hospital The ‘ordinary miracle’ of pregnancy and birth is a time of enormous physiological, social and psychological change for women.

The psychological and emotional side effects of abortion are more common than physical side effects and can range from mild regret to more serious complications such as is important to discuss these risks with a trained professional who can address your questions and concerns.

Hormones known as cytokines are produced and the mother’s immune system is affected, including her child’s. Chronic anxiety in the mother can set the stage for a whole array of trauma based results. Motherhood in Perspective Sometimes, being a mother just doesn't feel so good. Posted   “Variations in qualities of mother–infant relationships among humans thus appear to have deep biological roots in the form of their capacity to shape children’s psychological and biological responses to their environment — effects that extend into.

Peg Streep is the author of the new book Daughter Detox: Recovering from an Unloving Mother and Reclaiming Your Life (Île D’Éspoir Press) and has written or co-authored 12 books.

Online. Mother-daughter relationships can be a source of great comfort during tumultuous periods of development.

However, negative relationships may have the opposite effect, leading to additional strain and emotional complications for both parents and children.

Dysfunctional mother. Adverse health outcomes of accidents, childhood asthma, child maltreatment, and adolescent tobacco and substance use occur more often when a parent is depressed. Maternal depression symptoms (and stress) levels are high among caregivers of children with chronic conditions.

Psychological approaches to motherhood tend to be disparate. The majority of theories focus on the relationships between mother and child and the ways in which mothers influence the normal or pathological development of their children.

"Because it is medically common, the impact of miscarriage is often underestimated," says Janet Jaffe, PhD, a clinical psychologist at the Center for Reproductive Psychology in San Diego and co-author of the book "Reproductive Trauma: Psychotherapy with Infertility and Pregnancy Loss Clients.".

Entering motherhood promotes deep psychological changes in a woman during pregnancy—a woman confronts psychological and physical transformations and prepares herself to become a mother in order to.

"The idea of the wicked stepmother still affects people's perception hugely," says Dr Lisa Doodson, a psychology lecturer at Thames Valley University. "A. Children born to single mothers showed high rates of psychological problems associated with high levels of economic disadvantage and poor maternal mental health, with raised levels of behavioral problems still apparent after taking account of maternal depression and socioeconomic status.

This book explores the maternal experience from the mother's point of view. It questions a society that has devalued and sentimentalized motherhood, presents images of generative and creative women who are also mothers, discusses the complex psychological experience of having and being a mother, and examines how representations of mothers in.

The death of a parent is one of the most stressful and significant events a child can experience. The psychological effects of a parent's death can affect the child for the rest of her life. Supporting the child and helping her grieve is crucial for her adjustment and overall well-being.

In comparison to the amount of research, the number of studies, and the number of books written about motherhood, relatively little has been written about fatherhood.

To help remedy that disparity, have made some social observations of their own and present their findings in their book “ Fatherhood: Evolution and Human Paternal Behavior “. Motherhood. Motherhood occupies a position of virtue and protection among the economically and racially privileged and is defined as a social problem among poor women, especially members of racial minority groups, who lack access to good paying jobs or husbands with steady employment, and often must rely on state support to raise children.

Rather, mothering research has principally focused on maternal-child interaction, or, more recendy, on mother-daughter interaction and its effects on child devel­ opment (Debold, Wilson & Malave, ).

Two principal factors are related to the under-representation of the mothering experience in psychological literatur. Psychological Effects of Child Abandonment. By. N., Pam M.S.

- Janu There are two different, though equally devastating, ways a child can be abandoned - physically and emotionally. Physical abandonment occurs when one or more of the child's primary caregivers disappears from the child's life.The December, coronavirus disease outbreak has seen many countries ask people who have potentially come into contact with the infection to isolate themselves at home or in a dedicated quarantine facility.

Decisions on how to apply quarantine should be based on the best available evidence. We did a Review of the psychological impact of quarantine using three electronic databases.Healing the Psychological Effects of Abandonment Experiencing emotional abandonment in childhood can make us feel anxious, distrustful, ashamed, and inadequate – and these feelings often follow us into adulthood and make it difficult for us to form healthy, trusting relationships.