Does depression in men who have recently become fathers ever happen? Is the appearance of the baby the cause of this condition in men? And in general - what are they dissatisfied with? Natalia Galitsyna, a psychologist of the World of Harmony Center, will tell us about this.
It should start with the very word "depression." Often we have this word called anything: bad mood, irritability, fatigue. In fact, it is necessary to clarify: depression is a diagnosis from the field of psychiatry, in order to deliver it, you must have a few mandatory symptoms and at least as many additional symptoms that last several weeks. Then it is a disease, and it should be treated with the help of a specialist (but it is unlikely that the appearance of a child can provoke depression in a man, there must be other reasons). And if the symptoms are single and short-lived, then this is not depression. This means that there is no need to heal, you just need to understand and help, and you can do it yourself.