Alcohol use, alcohol problems, and depressive symptomatology among newly married couples.

@article{Homish2006AlcoholUA,
  title={Alcohol use, alcohol problems, and depressive symptomatology among newly married couples.},
  author={Gregory G Homish and Kenneth E. Leonard and Jill N Kearns-Bodkin},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={185-92}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals married to heavy drinking spouses often have poorer health compared to those whose spouses are not heavy drinkers. This work examined how one spouse's alcohol involvement and alcohol-related problems affect his/her spouse's depressive symptomatology over time. METHODS Couples (N=634) were assessed for past year alcohol involvement and alcohol-related problems (marital and non-marital) and depressive symptomatology when they applied for a marriage license. They were… CONTINUE READING

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