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Dads' Depression May Rub Off on Kids

(11/8/2011)

By Amanda MacMillan
CNN
November 7, 2011
 
According to a new study -- one of the first to examine mental-health patterns in a nationally representative sample of dads and kids -- a child's odds of developing emotional or behavioral problems increase by as much as 70% if the father shows signs of depression. That's smaller than the increased risk associated with depressed moms, but it's still cause for concern, researchers say.

Red the full CNN Article: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/07/health/dad-depression-affects-kids/


Keywords: Dads, depression, rub off, kids



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