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Postpartum depression spans generations - The Almagest

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Animal study suggests stress-induced depression in new mothers extends to daughters A recently published study suggests that exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother’s ability to care for her children but can also negatively impact her...
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The Need for Pretend Play in Child Development | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

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Many people often think of play in the form of images of young children at recess engaging in games of tag, ball, using slides, swings, and physically exploring their environments. But physical play is not the only kind of play. We often use the terms pretend play or make-believe play (the acting out of stories which involve multiple perspectives and the playful manipulation of ideas and emotions), that reflect a critical feature of the child’s cognitive and social development.


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Steroid injections for premature babies linked to mental health risk - Imperial College London

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Medical Daily Steroid injections for premature babies linked to mental health risk Imperial College London The benefits of steroid treatment on immediate infant health and survival are well-established and outweigh any possible risk of long-term...
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Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development - Drugs.com MedNews

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development - Drugs.com MedNews | Pathways | Scoop.it
Premature infants with no obvious problems in the structure of their brains may still have subtle chemical differences compared with full-term babies, a new stu
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Prenatal alcohol exposure impacts brain development and change behavior - News-Medical.net

Prenatal alcohol exposure impacts brain development and change behavior - News-Medical.net | Pathways | Scoop.it
Prenatal alcohol exposure impacts brain development and change behavior News-Medical.net Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function,...
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