Identifying Psychosocial Risk Factors for Mental Health and Psychosomatic Problems Among Expectant Fathers During Transition to Fatherhood
Poster Session II - Board: II-
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
Thirty-one expectant fathers were interviewed to examine mental health problems and associated risk factors. Findings showed that psychological distress is common and suggested high levels of masculinity, struggle between traditionalism-modernity, poor social support, marital dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and work-family conflict could be risk factors for psychological distress during transition to fatherhood.
Subject Area: Clinical