By On March 21st, 2006

Healthy Mom = Health Kids

New studies show that when mothers get help for their depression, the result turns into better mental health for their children as well:

“When depressed mothers achieve remission of their depression after three months on medication, the diagnoses and symptoms in their children of anxiety, disruptive behaviors, and depressive disorders also went down significantly, reported Myrna M. Weissman, Ph.D., of the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia here, and colleagues at other centers.”

If anything, these new findings hint at the interdependent nature of many health problems, and how they can be affected by a variety of external sources.

Click here to read more about Treating Depressed Moms.

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