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Father’s role in infancy: examining the influence of paternal depression in the postnatal period on early father-infant interactions

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Background: Parental depression in the post-natal period is associated with an increased risk of adverse child outcomes. Research has consistently revealed impaired interactions of postnatally depressed mothers, and this is one pathway by which children are affected. Evidence suggests that depression can also affect fathers in the postnatal period and this influences children's development; yet we are only beginning to understand the factors that explain this intergenerational trans...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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