Fathers' mental health problems may take a toll on their children's psychological well-being, particularly that of their sons, a new research review suggests.

The review, published online by The Lancet medical journal, found that when fathers had psychiatric conditions like major depression, drug or alcohol addiction, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), their children were at increased risk of mental health problems...

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Does your father have a diagnosed mental disorder?
Fathers' mental health problems may take a toll on their children's psychological well-being, particularly that of their sons, a new research review suggests.

The review, published online by The Lancet medical journal, found that when fathers had psychiatric conditions like major depression, drug or alcohol addiction, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), their children were at increased risk of mental health problems...

http://www.lifescript.com/Health/Ne...


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13 yrs ago - Thursday 5/21/09 - 12:59:26 AM EST (GMT-5)
Manic bipolar, I think...

yeah, he's really f*cked up.
13 yrs ago - Thursday 5/21/09 - 1:32:38 PM EST (GMT-5)
He's an alcoholic.
13 yrs ago - Thursday 5/21/09 - 1:34:16 PM EST (GMT-5)
I doubt it, just a really bad temper! I think he's calmed down over the past decade though.
13 yrs ago - Thursday 5/21/09 - 8:23:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
My father doesn't believe in psychology. If he did, I'm almost certain he'd have a diagnosis.
12 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 6/27/09 - 6:22:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
he sure acts like he does...
12 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 6/27/09 - 9:39:23 PM EST (GMT-5)
Father, no.

My grandfather was a parinoid-schizophrnic.

Very bad for my mother.
12 yrs ago - Thursday 5/6/10 - 6:41:29 AM EST (GMT-5)
Not that I know of, but I'm pretty sure he's got some anger management issues.
12 yrs ago - Thursday 5/6/10 - 9:20:26 AM EST (GMT-5)
He has depression and I think they officially diagnosed him with bipolar a few years back.

My brother has mental illnesses too. Severe depression and anxiety and some social disorders. I have not been diagnosed with anything and neither has my sister.
10 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Monday 1/30/12 - 8:37:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, he didn't.
10 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Saturday 2/11/12 - 1:15:45 PM EST (GMT-5)
He doesn't.
7 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Sunday 11/2/14 - 2:30:30 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, but several other family members do.



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