Maryland Child Care Choices Study: Maternal Depression among Applicants for Temporary Cash Assistance

Publication number: 2013-30

Author(s): Samantha Goldhagen; Vanessa Harbin Sacks; Nicole Forry

Publication date: Jul 2013

Doc type: Research Brief

This Research Brief examines the prevalence of depressive symptoms among mothers who recently applied for Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) in Maryland. The analysis describes risk factors associated with experiencing depressive symptoms, and the associations between depressive symptoms and maternal stress about parenting.

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