A mother’s postnatal depression can be passed on to the father
Depression before and after birth can be contagious. Particularly in relationships that experience a lot of uncertainties.
Survivors of the mass murder of young people at a summer camp by a Norwegian right-wing terrorist nearly three years ago can be reluctant to talk about their traumas, partly out of consideration for their families and friends. The ones who refrain from seeking social support experience more anxiety and depression.