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Fatherhood too soon. Anxiety, depression and quality of life in fathers of preterm and term babies: a longitudinal study

Quinlivan, Julie; Petersen, Ingrid


Introduction Fathers are increasingly recognized as playing a critical role in the family unit and emotional development of children. The birth of a preterm baby can be confronting, yet there is limited research that explores how preterm birth might impact on father's emotional wellbeing and quality of life. The aim of the study was to monitor quality of life and psychological wellbeing in a group of fathers to explore if a preterm birth altered outcomes in these two...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology
DOI: 10.1080/0167482X.2020.1808620


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