Minnesota Child Care Choices: Low-Income Parents’ Experiences of Depressive Symptoms

Research BriefEarly ChildhoodApr 1 2013

This research brief reports the prevalence of self-reported depressive symptoms among a sample of welfare applicants in Minnesota and examines associations between parents’ report of depressive symptoms and ratings of parental stress. This information is provided to raise awareness regarding the prevalence of depression among low-income families in Minnesota and to provide information that could be used for targeting mental health services.