Leach, Liana; Mackinnon, Andrew; Poyser, Carmel; Fairweather, Kate
Background Despite growing interest in men's perinatal mental health, we still know little about whether becoming a new father is associated with increases in psychological distress. Aims To use prospective longitudinal data to investigate whether becoming a first-time expectant (partner pregnant) and/or new father (child 51 year) is associated with increases in depression and anxiety. Method Men were aged 20-24 years at baseline (n = 1162). Levels of depression and anxiety were measured at...[Show more]
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