16 Feb 2017

New fathers get depression too

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 16 February 2017

Pre and post-natal depression is commonly associated with Mums, which means Dads tend to occupy a more invisable space. New research from Auckland University's Centre for Longitudinal Research on more than 3,500 New Zealand men shows fathers-to-be are also at an increased risk of suffering from depression. Kathryn Ryan talks to the study director, Dr Susan Morton.

Father and child walk along the beach

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