A study of more than 3,000 families in the Bristol area in England found that one in 20 fathers experienced postnatal depression in the weeks after their child was born. Researchers found a link between men with the condition and their daughters experiencing depression at the age of 18. Stock photo: Shutterstock

Depression among fathers and their daughters is linked, study finds, amid new concern about postnatal mental health of men

  • The ‘small but significant’ risk applies only to daughters, not sons, researchers say
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A study of more than 3,000 families in the Bristol area in England found that one in 20 fathers experienced postnatal depression in the weeks after their child was born. Researchers found a link between men with the condition and their daughters experiencing depression at the age of 18. Stock photo: Shutterstock
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