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Paternal, maternal depression may influence toddler anxiety, behavior

March 27, 2015

Data suggest both maternal and paternal depression plays a role in a child’s behavior, according to research published in Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice.

“Father’s emotions affect their children,” Sheehan Fisher, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and psychologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said in a press release. “New fathers should be screened and treated for postpartum depression, just as we do for mothers.”

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In the Journals

Paternal, maternal depression may influence toddler anxiety, behavior

March 27, 2015
Data suggest both maternal and paternal depression plays a role in a child’s behavior, according to research published in Couple and Family
Website found to ease pre-surgery anxiety in children and parents In the Journals

Website found to ease pre-surgery anxiety in children and parents

March 26, 2015
Parents and children who used the Web-based Tailored Intervention for Preparation for parents and children undergoing Outpatient Surgery reported…
Richard E. Frye, MD, PhD In the Journals

Antibiotic effect on autism symptoms may impact future research

March 26, 2015
A course of amoxicillin for streptococcal pharyngitis dramatically and rapidly improved symptoms in a child with autism spectrum disorder, according…
In the Journals

Common air pollutant linked to cognitive, behavioral impairment in developing brains

March 25, 2015
Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons has been linked to cognitive and behavioral impairment in developing brains, according to data…
In the Journals

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Advisory committee calls for further clarification of true pediatric drug indications

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