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Death Of An Adult Son Increases Depressive Symptoms In Mothers, But Not Fathers, Princeton University Study


12/4/2013 11:20:11 AM

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Mothers – but not fathers – exhibited symptoms of depression and experienced declines in overall health after the death of an adult son, while the death of a daughter had no such effect on either parent, according to one of the first studies to examine the impacts of the death of an adult child on parents aged 65 and older.

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