Rabiepour, S and Yas, A (2018) PREVALENCE AND FACTORS INFLUENCING DEPRESSION RELATED TO BIRTH IN FATHERS. The J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac, 16 (3). pp. 156-163.

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birth and acceptance of the role of fathers in the days after birth, along with are changes in the mood of fathers. These changes can lead to depression after the birth. This study was aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of depression after the baby. Materials & Methods: the present study is a longitudinal study that was conducted in 2016 on 160 fathers referred to health centers of Urmia city from 6 to 8 weeks before the birth to 6 to 8 weeks following the birth. For collect data was used from Edinburgh depression scale and questionnaire built by a researcher (questionnaire of factors affecting depression in fathers). For data analyze were using from software spss19 and tests descriptive statistics and to determine the relationship between risk factors and father's depression after the birth, the chi-square was used and p <0. 05 was considered significant. Results: 16. 1percent of fathers was suffering from depression after the birth of the child. Unwanted pregnancy (p=0. 002), lack of social support (p=0. 024), depression of wife (p=0. 004), employment status male (p=0. 026) and his wife (p=0. 015) and economic situation (p<0/001), was associated with depression of fathers. Conclusion: according to statistics significant depression after the birth in fathers, there is a necessity for increased attention to this issue and its consequences on the family and child development. Key words: postpartum depression, depression related to birth, fathers

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Postpartum Depression, Depression related to Birth, Fathers
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
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Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2018 07:19
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2019 04:05

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