Young dad at risk of depression
Some young fathers around age 25 have depression symptoms over their first years of fatherhood after becoming a dad.Young dads can develop the symptoms of depression during their first years of fatherhood, Time magazine has reported.
Some young fathers around age 25 have depression symptoms over their first years of fatherhood after becoming a dad if they live in the same house as their children, according to the study whose findings were recently published in the journal Pediatrics.
When become fathers at around the age of 25, there is a 68 percent increase in the symptoms of depression if they live together with their offspring.
Contrastingly, fathers who do not share a roof with their children do not experience the same high increase in depression symptoms in early fatherhood, the study said.
The research showed that depressed dads read and interact less with their kids, are more likely to use corporal punishment and are more likely to neglect their kids..