An exploratory investigation of marital functioning and order of spousal onset in couples concordant for psychopathology.

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Individuals with a psychiatric disorder are significantly more likely to have a spouse with a clinical diagnosis--marital concordance. We used a community sample of 304 couples concordant for either major depressive disorder (MDD) or substance use disorders (SUDs) to examine the relationship between marital functioning and gendered patterns of mental health… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00277.x

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@article{Orden2012AnEI, title={An exploratory investigation of marital functioning and order of spousal onset in couples concordant for psychopathology.}, author={Kimberly A. van Orden and Scott K Braithwaite and Mike Anestis and Katherine A Timmons and Frank D. Fincham and Thomas E Joiner and Peter M. Lewinsohn}, journal={Journal of marital and family therapy}, year={2012}, volume={38 Suppl 1}, pages={308-19} }