WCBE Stories
11:35 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Research shows many men suffer postpartum depression

Columbus, OH –

Father's Day is Sunday, but for many dads - especially new ones - the responsibility becomes overwhelming and can even lead to a condition that traditionally has been expected in mothers. Research suggests a significant number of men are suffering from postpartum depression. Dr. Christopher Kovell is the Medical Director for the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services board. He tells Mike Foley the trend of men developing the condition has increased over the years.