Men’s Perinatal Mental Health in the Transition to Fatherhood

  title={Men’s Perinatal Mental Health in the Transition to Fatherhood},
  author={Daniel B. Singley and L. Edwards},
  journal={Professional Psychology: Research and Practice},
  • Daniel B. Singley, L. Edwards
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
  • While fathers have come to be more involved with their partners and infants throughout the perinatal period, recent research has shown that roughly 10% of new dads experience mental health difficulties including depression and anxiety. Unfortunately, few psychologists receive focused training regarding conceptualizing, assessing, or treating common men’s issues in the period spanning from conception through a year post-partum. Because men tend not to seek mental health services during this… CONTINUE READING
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