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Paternal depression: an examination of its links with father, child and family functioning in the postnatal period.

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BACKGROUND: Maternal depression is common and is known to affect both maternal and child health. One of the mechanisms by which maternal depression exerts its effects on child health is through an increased rate of parental disharmony. Fathers also experience depression, but the impact of this on family functioning has been less studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between paternal depressive disorder and family and child functioning, in the first 3 months of a c...

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10.1002/da.20814

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Psychogiou, L More by this author
Vlachos, H More by this author
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Journal:
Depression and anxiety
Volume:
28
Issue:
6
Pages:
471-477
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1520-6394
ISSN:
1091-4269
URN:
uuid:71ca32cb-8980-41ea-b407-622dc99b48d5
Source identifiers:
139360
Local pid:
pubs:139360

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