Death of an adult son increases depressive symptoms in mothers, but not fathers (Social Science and Medicine)

By B. Rose Huber, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Mothers – but not fathers – exhibited symptoms of depression and experienced declines in overall health after the death of an adult son, while the death of a daughter had no such effect on either parent, according to one of the first studies … Continue reading Death of an adult son increases depressive symptoms in mothers, but not fathers (Social Science and Medicine)