Family and marital profiles of couples in which one partner has depression or anxiety

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Title: Family and marital profiles of couples in which one partner has depression or anxiety
Authors: Hickey, Deirdre
Carr, Alan
Dooley, Barbara A.
Guerin, Suzanne
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5124
Date: Apr-2005
Abstract: Twenty-nine couples in which one partner was depressed, 21 couples in which one partner had an anxiety disorder, and 26 nondistressed control couples were compared on measures of (1) quality of life, stress, and social support; (2) family functioning; (3) marital functioning; and (4) relationship attributions. The depressed group had significant difficulties in all four domains. In contrast, the control group showed minimal difficulties. The profile of the anxious group occupied an intermediate position between those of the other two groups, with some difficulties in all four domains, although these were less severe and pervasive than those of the depressed group..
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright (published version): 2005, Wiley
Keywords: Couples;Depression;Anxiety disorder;Stress;Social support
DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2005.tb01554.x
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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