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Postnatal depression mediates the relationship between infant and maternal sleep disruption and family dysfunction.
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PMID:  22884007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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BACKGROUND: Previous research has linked family sleep disruption and dysfunction in children; however, the mechanism is unknown. AIMS: This study examined whether maternal sleep and postnatal depression (PND) mediate the relationship between infant sleep disruption and family dysfunction. STUDY DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS: Mothers of infants aged 12months old (N=111; 48% male) completed infant and parent sleep surveys, the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and the Family Assessment Device. RESULTS: Poor infant sleep was related to poor maternal sleep, which was associated with higher PND and higher level of family dysfunction. CONCLUSIONS: Results are consistent with the proposition that identification of both infant and maternal sleep problems during infancy can be relevant to reduction of PND and improved family functioning.
Authors:
A M Piteo; R M Roberts; T Nettelbeck; N Burns; K Lushington; A J Martin; J D Kennedy
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Early human development     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-6232     ISO Abbreviation:  Early Hum. Dev.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
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Created Date:  2012-8-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7708381     Medline TA:  Early Hum Dev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Crown Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
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