Psych Matters
Psych Matters
Oct 18, 2020
Perinatal and Infant Mental Health and Fathers
Play • 47 min

This episode of Psych Matters is the last of three episodes looking at perinatal and infant mental health.
In this episode, Professor Anne Buist is joined by Dr Nick Kowalenko and Dr Matthew Roberts to discuss fathers during the perinatal period, their mental health challenges and the effects on the infant.

References:
SMS4dads provides new fathers with information and connections to online services through their mobile phones.
www.sms4dads.com

Children of parents with mental illness - RANZCP Position Statement 56 - March 2016
https://www.ranzcp.org/news-policy/policy-and-advocacy/position-statements/children-of-parents-with-mental-illness

Let’s Talk about children - Approach (3 pages)
https://d35y27n9vd273n.cloudfront.net/UjhwrIj7mqfaHdgEAHH4lGIloeGU0zB8plfbjnz2.pdf

Let’s Talk about infants and toddlers conversation log (0-2 years) – (4 pages)
https://d35y27n9vd273n.cloudfront.net/xQWHSesIQThVTUfT0Dvr6cFxWSeiesMp7dauissx.pdf

Children’s Wellbeing link with Paternal MH
https://theconversation.com/childrens-well-being-goes-hand-in-hand-with-their-dads-mental-health-102347

MJA – Fathers Mental Illness
https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2013/199/3/fathers-mental-illness-implications-clinicians-and-health-services

AIFS paper on Fatherhood and Mental Illness

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