New research findings verify that income changes directly affect depressive symptoms in women during the first three years after childbirth, according to an article to be published in the American Journal of Public Health.
The article, co-written by Eric Dearing, assistant professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Psychology, suggests that interventions to help increase income levels of such women could improve their mental health, which in turn can foster the social and emotional development of their children.
Dearing, along with researchers Beck Taylor at Baylor University and Kathleen McCartney at Harvard University, analyzed self-reported data obtained from more than 1,300 women at 10 sites around the country. The study’s primary focus was on the effects of early child care on children, but Dearing and his colleagues were able to use the data to study how income and poverty affected depression in the study group. The women reported their income, hours of employment, and depressive symptoms at five intervals during the three years.
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