Nonstandard maternal work schedules and infant mental health in impoverished families: A brief report

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Esther M. Leerkes, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Guided by a bioecological model, this study examines variability in infant mental health by maternal work schedule in the context of poverty. More time in irregular work schedules, but not fixed night/evening schedules, predicts maternal depression and subsequent behavior problems in infants.

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Infant Behavior & Development, 45, 18-21.
Language: English
Date: 2016
infant mental health, maternal depression, maternal work schedules, poverty

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