Parental depression negatively affects fathersÂ’ and mothersÂ’ caregiving, material support, and nurturance, and is associated with poor health and developmental outcomes for children of all ages, including prenatally. Depressed mothers are more likely than non-depressed mothers to have poor parenting skills and to have negative interactions with their childrenThe adverse effects of maternal depression during the prenatal and postpartum periods have received much attention. Maternal depression has been associated with a wide range of problems in offspring that include deficits in social, emotional, temperamental, and cognitive functioning in childhood that may extend into adolescence.Depression among fathers has been less well-researched an reports of them published.
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