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Healthcare costs of paternal depression in the postnatal period.

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BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence that fathers experience depressive symptoms following the birth of a child. The aim of this study was to estimate the healthcare costs of paternal postnatal depression, thereby informing research into cost-effective preventative and treatment interventions for the condition. METHODS: Data on healthcare resource-use over the first 12 months postpartum was collected from 192 fathers recruited from two postnatal wards in southern England. Three groups of fa...

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10.1016/j.jad.2011.04.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
133
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
356-360
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:4933547a-4121-44f6-b127-c20cd5b7e178
Source identifiers:
139414
Local pid:
pubs:139414

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