Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: a prospective population study.

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BACKGROUND Depression is common and frequently affects mothers and fathers of young children. Postnatal depression in mothers affects the quality of maternal care, and can lead to disturbances in their children's social, behavioural, cognitive, and physical development. However, the effect of depression in fathers during the early years of a child's life… (More)

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@article{Ramchandani2005PaternalDI, title={Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: a prospective population study.}, author={Paul Ramchandani and Alan L. Stein and Jonathan Evans and Thomas G O'connor}, journal={Lancet}, year={2005}, volume={365 9478}, pages={2201-5} }