Single Parenthood: Its Impact on Parenting the Infant

Sam Tyano*, Miri Keren

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParenthood and Mental Health
Subtitle of host publicationA Bridge between Infant and Adult Psychiatry
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780470747223
StatePublished - 16 Apr 2010


  • Clinical implications - single parenthood as challenge for good-enough parenting
  • Double-edge risk situation - single parent of infant at risk
  • Risk factors - mental health problems among single mothers
  • Single custodial parenthood - divorced parents most prosperous of single parents
  • Single mothers by choice - psychological characteristics
  • Single parenthood - impact on parenting infant
  • Single parenthood, risk factor for parental mental health - mental disorders among single mothers
  • Single-father families versus single-mother families
  • Single-parent families - variety of profiles

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