Dr. Stanley Goldstein - Author and Psychologist

A Psychologist's Thoughts on Clinical Practice, Behavior, and Life

Postpartum Depression in Fathers

May 29, 2018

Tags: postpartum depression, pregnancy, mother, father, depression

Postpartum depression is a term which has usually been applied to mothers. And who can wonder at this for, after the birth of her child, the motherís life irrevocably changes. Her first priority must now be the welfare of her child who is wholly dependent upon her for its continued existence.

But a (more…)

Distressed Mothers

May 16, 2018

Tags: child, mother, ill child

Being a parent is never easy but it's particularly difficult when your child is ill.
Not with the commonplace cold or pinkeye which every child gets, but with a chronic
medical condition which requires continual monitoring and intervention.

A Norwegian study revealed the effect which having a child with a
congenital heart defect has (more…)