fathers

Toddlers in Trouble
Toddlers in Trouble March 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s depression during the first years of parenting – as well as a mother’s – can put their toddler at risk of developing troubling behaviours such as hitting, lying, anxiety and sadness during a critical time of development, according ... Read More »

Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too
Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too February 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In stressful family circumstances, parenthood sometimes take a bigger toll on fathers’ mental health. Scholars at Brigham Young University and Princeton conducted research that gives a better look at how various types of parents experience stress. One finding of the ... Read More »

UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college
UF/IFAS study: Fatherly involvement with teenage girls may lead to safer sexual protection in college February 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Female students who said their dads were “involved” in their lives as teens are more likely to use protection when having sex in college, a positive sign for fathers in an era of increasingly single-parent homes, according to new University ... Read More »

Working dads stressed with family juggle
Working dads stressed with family juggle December 2, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe findings based on national data of fathers with small children show almost a third of these men are experiencing high work-family conflict. This tension is having a detrimental effect on their parenting, relationships with their partners and ... Read More »

Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring
Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring October 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, ... Read More »

Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour
Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour October 19, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project, which has today been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Movember Foundation. “Disorders of violence, aggression and antisocial behaviour occur ... Read More »

Father’s role in supporting mothers to breastfeed
Father’s role in supporting mothers to breastfeed August 12, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The role of fathers in supporting breastfeeding is much more important than originally thought, new research has found. The research, conducted at the University of Tasmania and funded by the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF), found fathers were actively involved ... Read More »

New study puts fathers under the parenthood microscope
New study puts fathers under the parenthood microscope May 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

First-time fathers in Tasmania are invited to take part in a new University of Tasmania study supported by the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation: “Expectation versus experience: How do Tasmanian men narrate their transition to first-time fatherhood?” Dr Meredith Nash from ... Read More »

Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids
Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids February 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An Indiana University study in collaboration with medical researchers from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has found that advancing paternal age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychiatric and academic problems in offspring than previously estimated. Examining an immense ... Read More »

Boys suffer from their father’s long working hours
Boys suffer from their father’s long working hours August 30, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Fathers’ extremely long working hours can be detrimental to their sons´ wellbeing. This is the key finding of a longitudinal study by Jianghong Li (senior researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center) and four Australian co-authors, published in the Journal ... Read More »







 
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