Jill Domoney explores a recent review, which suggests that psychosocial interventions may improve depression, anxiety, and grief amongst parents suffering from perinatal loss.[read the full story...]
Can psychosocial interventions help reduce parental substance use?
In her debut blog, Lilli Waples summarises a recent Cochrane Review on the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to reduce parental substance use.[read the full story...]
This be the verse? Negative cognitive styles in fathers and their children
A group of UCL Mental Health Masters students summarise a cohort study that investigated associations between paternal negative cognitive styles during pregnancy and offspring negative cognitive styles 18 years later.[read the full story...]
Should we screen new Dads for depression? #DadsMHday
André Tomlin shares his own experiences of being diagnosed with postnatal depression and wonders how we can improve screening for other fathers at risk during the perinatal period.[read the full story...]
Depression in fathers affects children as much as depression in mothers
Jennifer Burgess writes her debut elf blog on evidence from two population-based cohorts of the association between depression in fathers and their adolescent children.[read the full story...]
Fathers, fathering and child psychopathology
Jasmin Wertz summarises a recent article that explores how fathers, fathering, parenting styles and dads’ mental health may shape the development of child psychopathology.[read the full story...]
Perinatal mental health problems in fathers are common and legitimate, but we need better ways to reach and help them
André Tomlin explores a recent qualitative study of fathers’ views and experiences of their own perinatal mental health, and also shares his own lived experience of postnatal depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]
Perinatal mental health difficulties: does the internet have the answer?
Jane Iles summarises a recent systematic review of digital interventions for perinatal mental health, which highlights a mixed bag of heterogeneous studies in this field.[read the full story...]