Psychopathological States in the Father and Their Impact on Parenting

Michael W. O'Hara*, Sheehan D. Fisher

*Corresponding author for this work

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5 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationParenthood and Mental Health
Subtitle of host publicationA Bridge between Infant and Adult Psychiatry
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470747223
StatePublished - Apr 16 2010


  • Depressive symptoms affecting parenting - interference with social functioning
  • Paternal psychopathology - child internalizing and externalizing problems
  • Paternal psychopathology and parenting - infants and toddlers, preschool and elementary-age, older children and adolescents
  • Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in men
  • Psychopathological states in father - impact on parenting
  • Research agenda - majority of work conducted with 'depressed' fathers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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