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Interaction between mothers and fathers affection as a risk factor for anxiety and depression symptoms. Evidence for increased risk in adults who rate their father as having been more affectionate than their mother

Jorm, Anthony F; Dear, Keith; Christensen, Helen; Rodgers, Bryan


Background. Retrospective reports of low care from either parent are found to be associated with increased risk for anxiety and depression in adulthood. Furthermore, fathers are generally reported as having been less caring than mothers, which raises the

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-003-0620-9


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