The Effects of Father Involvement: An Updated Research Summary of the Evidence

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This document presents an updated overview of the key trends in the father
involvement literature. While we are unable to provide methodological detail
in such a succinct summary, we endeavoured to compile as accurately as
possible, reliable research results that support these trends. It is clear from
the research that father involvement has enormous implications for men on
their own path of adult development, for their wives and partners in the coparenting
relationship and, most importantly, for their children in terms of
social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Fathers/Partners
  • Parenting
  • Treatment Models