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Paternal depression and infant outcomes: the role of expressed emotion

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Introduction: The aim of this study was to examine expressed emotion (EE) in depressed fathers one year postpartum. Paternal depression in the postnatal period has been shown to place children at risk for emotional and behavioural problems. However, the mechanism through which the risk is transmitted remains unidentified. EE, a measure of family environment, has been investigated in children and adolescents and has been associated to child psychopathology. EE has also been found to mediate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP)
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry

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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:7949ce5e-f9a8-4710-b313-585b66a67155
Local pid:
ora:5928
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English
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