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Kim Kardashian Speaks On Kanye West Mental Health; How Depression Affects Fatherhood [VIDEO]

Update Date: May 03, 2017 07:12 PM EDT
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Kim Kardashian finally spoke out on Kanye West's mental health, plus his absence at the recently held MET Gala. Find out the reason why a father's depression might having his relationship with his family.

The 30-year-old Kardashian arrived solo for her red carpet appearance at the annual art and celebrity event in New York. Her younger half-sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, also graced the event.

Kim Kardashian On Kanye West's Mental Health

The famed Kardashian sibling finally addressed the burning questions about Kanye West's mental health. West loves his recent break from the limelight, Kardashian said.

She added that short hiatus to stay at home with North and Saint West. The source stated, “He’ll be staying back in L.A. with their kids. Everything is great with him and Kim and he’s supportive of her going solo.”

Andre Leon Talley from Vogue had the chance to get the first-hand information, when he talked with her for an interview. This is the latest update on the award-winning rapper after his nervous breakdown last year.

A source told the outlet that West is still not ready to make his big Hollywood comeback. In the past, both West and his wife are known for their star-studded appearances at various events. Another insider pointed on the level of stress that these gatherings, which might gravely affect West's progress.

Depression Dads Can Affect Their Kids, Family

Knowledge about depression among men, especially dads and fathers is still scarce compared to their female counterparts. Researchers found out the effects of a father's anxiety to his own family, Science Daily reported.

Children will experience the drawbacks in terms of internalizing and externalizing behaviors. They might immediately learn about it since men are more "showy" when it comes to heightened emotions.

The scientist said, "Internalizing behaviors include high levels of withdrawal, anxiety and depressed mood. Externalizing behaviors are directed outward and are associated with heightened anger and aggression."

Recent studies showed that depression tops the list of mental health disorders and it affects both genders. Twenty percent of the US citizens have been struggling throughout their lives, while some have their own yearly episodes.

Various groups and institutions have been working on campaigns for mental health awareness nowadays. BYU football player, Tanner Mangum revealed his own battle and this indeed a huge development in shedding light on these issues.

Professor Kevin Shafer said, "We need men to understand that if they are depressed, its OK to get help. It will benefit them, their families and their communities."

Stay tuned for more updates on Kim Kardashian and the latest details on Kanye West's mental health.  

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