Tuesday 12 February 2008
Children who have an active father figure have fewer psychological and behavioural problems.
Active father figures have a key role to play in reducing behaviour problems in boys and psychological problems in young women, according to a review published in the February issue of Acta Paediatrica.
Swedish researchers also found that regular positive contact reduces criminal behaviour among children in low-income families and enhances cognitive skills like intelligence, reasoning and language development.
Children who lived with both a mother and father figure also had less behavioural problems than those who just lived with their mother….(Full text of press release)
F4L: In our feminist-dominated and -controlled media, study reports like that are few and far-in-between. Nevertheless, every such report debunks decades of feminist propaganda that vilifies fathers in functioning families.