Fathers and Depression

Your Health Minute

Researchers say fathers suffer with depression as well as mothers.

In Your Health Minute,

We hear a lot about depression in mothers but a new study suggests many fathers struggle as well.

Researchers from Indiana University surveyed  a group of parents during their child’s well-check visit.

4 and a half percent of fathers and 5 percent of mothers screened positive for depression.

Experts say pediatric clinics could help address depression in a family.

 

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