Fathers are depressed

Fathers are depressed

Research at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, USA showed that the new generation of fathers entered birth depression.

Scientists, the father and the new father who provides information about the state of depression, 28 thousand men and women participated in the study of the results of 43 international research.
It was known that 10-30 percent of pre-natal and postnatal mothers and mothers were depressed and this negatively affected the woman, child and family, but this research revealed that one of the 10 men entered depression in connection with birth.

In the study, it was found that depression in fathers started in the third month of pregnancy and could last until one year after birth.

In the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, scientists warned that the risk of behavioral and psychiatric problems in the child may increase if the depression determined in the parents is not treated.

The study also emphasized that the prevalence of birth depression in American fathers is around 14 percent and 8 percent in other countries.

The article is also published in the French magazine “Le Point..