A cross-cultural study of major depression and family functioning.

@article{Keitner1991ACS,
  title={A cross-cultural study of major depression and family functioning.},
  author={Gabor I. Keitner and J{\'a}nos Fodor and Christine E. Ryan and Ivan W Miller and Duane S. Bishop and Norman B. Epstein},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1991},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          254-9
        }
}
Patterns of family functioning in families with a depressed member from two cultures (North America and Hungary) were compared. In both cultural settings, families with a depressed member reported poorer family functioning than the control families. Comparisons between the two depressed groups, however, showed that the response to family dysfunction by the two cultures differed. While depressed families in Hungary reported difficulties in setting family rules and boundaries, those in North… CONTINUE READING

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