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09 February 2011

Dad and kids' mental health

Fathers' mental health problems may take a toll on their children's psychological well-being, particularly that of their sons, a new research review suggests.

Fathers' mental health problems may take a toll on their children's psychological well-being, particularly that of their sons, a research review suggests.

The findings may not sound surprising, but they shed light on the ways in which fathers' mental well-being affects their children -- a subject that has been much less studied than the role of mothers' mental health, according to the researchers.

 
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