Date of Award
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology and University Honors
Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer
Postpartum depression -- Social aspects, Postpartum psychiatric disorders, New parents -- Interpersonal relations, Relationship quality, Logistic regression analysis
By looking at paternal depression one year after childbirth using the year one data of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Survey (FFCWS), I aim to understand whether maternal postpartum depression is significantly related to the development of paternal postpartum depression. Additionally, I aim to understand whether sociodemographic variables and relationship variables alter the statistical relationship between maternal and paternal postpartum depression. Initially, when examined alone, maternal depression is significantly related to paternal depression (p
Bosch, Sonia, "Social Correlates of Paternal Postpartum Depression: A Statistical Analysis" (2019). University Honors Theses. Paper 679.