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Mental health of first time fathers – it's time to put evidence into practice

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2064
Number of pages2065
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation reports
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
Published16 Nov 2018

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Abstract

Recently, there has been an increased global policy focus on the need to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the general population; addressing mental health needs has been highlighted as a priority in European health and its social agenda and by the World Health Organization. In line with this, mental health and wellbeing during the perinatal period is attracting more attention. New parenthood can be stressful, and adjustments to lifestyles, routines and relationships can affect the mental wellbeing of both parents. This editorial piece highlights the importance of focusing on first time fathers mental health and wellbeing.

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