Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers

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Stress News — ScienceDaily
Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers
Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms. The research also found that specific types of abuse are associated with specific mental health problems. “The sheer scope of the mental health problems and types of abuse that we found tells us that we need to take a broader approach to tackling these issues,” states a co-author. “And this is clearly not a ‘lower class’ problem — medical professionals everywhere need to pay attention.”

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