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Effects of prenatal depressive symptoms on maternal and infant cortisol reactivity

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© 2016, The Author(s).Prenatal depression is associated with adverse offspring outcomes, and the prevailing mechanistic theory to account for mood-associated effects implicates alterations of the maternal and foetal hypothalamic-pituitary adrenal (HPA) axes. Recent research suggests that depression may be associated with a failure to attenuate cortisol reactivity during early pregnancy. The aim of the current study is to investigate whether this effect continues into mid and late gestation. A...

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10.1007/s00737-016-0611-y

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Braithwaite, EC More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Ramchandani, PG More by this author
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Journal:
Archives of Women's Mental Health
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2016-08-21
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EISSN:
1435-1102
ISSN:
1434-1816
Pubs id:
pubs:612652
URN:
uri:3c0d8dbf-f9c7-4339-b35d-871c8855ec08
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uuid:3c0d8dbf-f9c7-4339-b35d-871c8855ec08
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pubs:612652

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