Fathers today are often expected to fulfil the traditional role of ‘breadwinner’ while taking a more active role in child care. These competing demands can create work–family conflicts. Using data from the Growing Up in Australia longitudinal study we explored these conflicts and any effects they may have on fathers’ mental health.
SOURCE: Amanda Cooklin. “Conflicts between work and family and fathers’ mental health” Australian Institute of Family Studies, June 2019.
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