Mental Health of Parents and Primary Caregivers by Sex and Associated Child Health Indicators

  title={Mental Health of Parents and Primary Caregivers by Sex and Associated Child Health Indicators},
  author={Sara Beth Wolicki and Rebecca H. Bitsko and Robyn A Cree and Melissa L. Danielson and Jean Y. Ko and Lee Warner and Lara Rachel Robinson},
  journal={Adversity and Resilience Science},
Poor mental health among parents or primary caregivers is associated with poor mental and physical health in children; however, research often excludes the mental health of male caregivers including fathers. This analysis examines associations between caregiver mental health by caregiver sex and child health indicators (i.e., child’s general health; child’s history of diagnosed mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders (MBDDs)). Using parent-reported data on 97,728 US children aged 0–17… 

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