Date of Award

5-24-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology and University Honors

Department

Sociology

First Advisor

Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer

Subjects

Postpartum depression -- Social aspects, Postpartum psychiatric disorders, New parents -- Interpersonal relations, Relationship quality, Logistic regression analysis

DOI

10.15760/honors.695

Abstract

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

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/28734

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