History of postpartum depression and the odds of maternal corporal punishment Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Knox, Michele; Rosenberger, Ryan; Sarwar, Sajjad; Mangewala, Vikas; Klag, Natalie


  • Corporal punishment is closely related to physical abuse of children and is associated with several negative characteristics and experiences in children and youths. This study examined the relative unique contribution of 6 variables (social support, socioeconomic status, depression, self-efficacy, knowledge of child development, and history of postpartum depression) to maternal corporal punishment of children.


publication date

  • 2015

start page

  • 395

end page

  • 9


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