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Pink cloud or baby blues? The role of emotion regulation and attachment in first-time parentsU+2019 response to stress during the transition to parenthood.

The birth of a child is an important and potentially challenging life transition. For some parents, the transition goes along with lowered psychosocial well-being. One of the most proximal predictors for well-being is parental stress. This project investigates the role of emotion regulation in experienced stress. Moreover, attachment relationships are investigated with regard to interindividual differences in postnatal emotion regulation.

Date:1 Oct 2015  →  Today
Keywords:postnatal depression, attachment, emotion regulation
Disciplines:Developmental psychology and ageing