An examination of family functioning utilizing the circumplex model in psychiatrically hospitalized children with depression.

@article{Kashani1995AnEO,
  title={An examination of family functioning utilizing the circumplex model in psychiatrically hospitalized children with depression.},
  author={Javad H. Kashani and Wesley D. Allan and J M Dahlmeier and Mohi Rezvani and J. C. Reid},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1995},
  volume={35 1-2},
  pages={65-73}
}
The purpose of the current study was to explore the relationship between childhood depression and family functioning. 11 children with depression and 11 children without depression were compared via scores on the adaptability and cohesion dimensions of the FACES-III-K. Children with depression reported significantly less cohesive and more disengaged (displaying emotional separateness and lack of closeness) families than children without depression. Cohesion (the emotional bonding and individual… CONTINUE READING