Annals of Indian Psychiatry

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Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 108--110

Fatherhood and depression: Sound the alarms!


Harpreet Singh Dhillon1, Shibu Sasidharan2, Gurpreet Kaur Dhillon3, Babitha Manalikuzhiyil4 
1 Department of Psychiatry, 166 Military Hospital, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Level III Hospital, Goma, Congo
3 Department of Paediatrics, 166 Military Hospital, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
4 Consultant Radiologist, Ojas Hospital, Panchkula, Haryana, India

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Dr. Harpreet Singh Dhillon
Departments of Psychiatry 166 Military Hospital, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Maternal mental health during and after pregnancy is a well researched entity. However, father's mental health during the same period and even while raising the children has not been given due consideration. Recent studies have tried to explore the paternal depression and its impact on the children, marriage and the whole family. In this short communication, we aim to bring to the fore the risk factors, impact and recommendations to address the issue of paternal depression.


How to cite this article:
Dhillon HS, Sasidharan S, Dhillon GK, Manalikuzhiyil B. Fatherhood and depression: Sound the alarms!.Ann Indian Psychiatry 2022;6:108-110


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Dhillon HS, Sasidharan S, Dhillon GK, Manalikuzhiyil B. Fatherhood and depression: Sound the alarms!. Ann Indian Psychiatry [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Jun 29 ];6:108-110
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