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Hidden disease

According to Grant Blashki, the lead clinical advisor for the Australian mental health organization Beyond Blue, “Although there has been rising community awareness about mental illnesses, such as postnatal depression in women, it’s a phenomenon that’s much less recognized in men.

“However, it has been estimated that 10% of fathers experience depression in the first year after giving birth, which is twice as high as the male population as a whole.

According to some studies, 10% may be too low;Around one in four fathers experience signs and symptoms of depression within the first three to six months after giving birth.

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