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Depression in men in the postnatal period and later child psychopathology: a population cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: Postnatal depression in women is associated with adverse effects on both maternal health and children's development. It is unclear whether depression in men at this time poses comparable risks. The present study set out to assess the association between depression in men in the postnatal period and later psychiatric disorders in their children and to investigate predisposing factors for depression in men following childbirth. METHOD: A population-based cohort of 10,975 fathers and ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
390-398
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1527-5418
ISSN:
0890-8567
URN:
uuid:64cbd38f-e38a-4d62-ac10-66cfdaeaa0cb
Source identifiers:
139496
Local pid:
pubs:139496

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