There have been many documented cases pertaining to mothers who have killed their own children due to the invasion of the involuntary hormonal imbalance of postpartum depression. “Women like, Claire Briggs who beat and tortured her second child to death, he was two-month-old. Briggs had her first child removed by social services due to her severe addiction. Lindsey Lowe age 25 killed her twins, Stacie Marie Parsons bashed in the head of her 4-year-old daughter because she was jealous of her, and Andrea Yates has become known nationwide for her incomprehensible crime (Citation Information =Article Title= Andrea Yates Biography =
However, maternal depression can take a large toll on the infant and the relationship they have, but the mother is usually not the only care taker of the baby. Evidence shows that prenatal and postnatal depression can have adverse effects. There is limited information in regards to the father’s mental health and its effects on the infant. Although, it is said that if the environment is more of a stressful one, the likely hood of behavioral problems is higher in children whether they may play a lot of video games or not (Linebarger, D.L.
As a husband and father, what would you do if your wife was diagnosed with postpartum depression after giving birth to your child? Would you make the effort to get her professional help by taking her to a psychologist, or would you isolate you her from the world, and lock her in a house where she has no one to talk to? Postpartum depression, usually occurs within three months after childbirth and symptoms can include fear of hurting the baby, hallucinations, delusions, marked illogical thought, and suicidal thoughts, (Dictionary of Psychology 551). Modern research also, shows that postpartum depression affects 10 percent of women in the months after the child is born (Depression Statistics: Women Fact Information).
The purpose of this paper is to explore the causes of PPD, the impact of PPD on both parents, infant and children, the interventions available for postpartum depression, and how social determinants of health relates to postpartum depression. Postpartum depression negatively impacts a family in many levels. The mother feels feeling of incompetence, helplessness, fatigue, and worthlessness which increases the possibility of social isolation (Letourneau et al., 2012, p. 446). This can result in marital problems such as declining intimacy between partners, disagreement, and hostility. In the same way, men can also suffer from postpartum depression.
The symptoms of postnatal depression for her meant, she would feel sad after she gave birth, it lasted more than a year, she would also feel fatigue (tired), therefore had a loss of interest in enjoying things she usually had fun with. Chloe’s depression interfered with her daily life, and increased anxiety, she felt that she was unable to look after her child, and she also felt anxious to keep in touch with family and friends, likewise, she stopped sharing her feelings, some signs included her crying for no reason, therefore a friend who witnessed her changes informed a service provider as their
Although in the 1800s, postpartum depression was not medically diagnosed. The story Gilman wrote termed it as “The rest cure”. Postpartum depression is a very diverse illness that affects many women; the story gives readers a very broad perspective on the effect it has on the protagonist, Jane. The story, “
Postpartum depression is something some mother 's get after having a baby. Postpartum needs to be more talked about to mother 's. There are many mother 's who go diagnosed with postpartum because they don 't know what it is. Postpartum can happen right after birth, although some mother 's don 't notice until around three weeks after the baby. This is a very common disease through out mother 's. You can actually get post partum with second birth, even though you never had it after your first. With postpartum you can feel hopeless and worthless as a mother.
During this era women were looked at as stay at home mothers. If a women had a husband back then, the husband was the one expected to work in the family while the mother stays at home cooking and cleaning. ” Postpartum depression is a transient state of heightened emotional reactivity the occurs in about 50% of women who have recently given birth”(Miller). Some women after having a child get labeled by their husbands or by society mentally handicapped. Most women were diagnosed with postpartum depression.
I. Depression among cultures and ethnicities can differ not only on its triggers but also on its treatment preferences; several factors are being analyzed to compare how this mental disorder is affecting Hispanic communities, particularly those of Mexican origin, in the US. A. Key Points 1. Lack of education regarding depressive disorders and their treatment options. 2.
293 women were interviewed (305 pregnant women originally conducted the questionnaire) three months after delivery giving time to obtain results for the postpartum period. Considering that the type of delivery could be a possible factor that influences research data when it comes to interpretation, the researchers consulted with the women about the type of
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Critique Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School, has created an article called Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother that intensively describes differences in the usage of parenting methods in Chinese and Westerners culture. The author has personally raised her children in a highly strict manner so her children succeed in life and academics. Chua often refers to the term “Chinese mother” that describes her parenting style apart from Western parents. The main purpose of this article is to show the two parenting techniques and how they affect the child 's success.
The acquisitions of vocabulary and language skills are affected by various factors. These include interaction with parents in which the parent can or cannot be involved in training the child, the socio-economic status of the family and environmental factors. Post-partum depression, on the other hand, has a negative effect on the initial interactions with the child. Consequently, the cognitive, social, as well as, the emotional development of the child is negatively impacted. Therefore, the objective of the article is to evaluate the effect involving the duration of the depression in the mothers on the
The article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” was written in 2011 by Amy Chua, who is a professor at Yale Law School in the United States of America. The article follows significant themes such as the upbringing of children and perfectionism. In the article, the author, Amy Chua, explains the differences between the upbringing of children by respectively Chinese parents and Western parents.
The purpose of this study is to cover current research focusing on the work or family connection through an imitation of study of work and family role stressors of employed parents in Hong Kong. This study will develop the Work and Parenting Survey, used within study, to assess