Depression and mental health among older Mexican American spouses.

  title={Depression and mental health among older Mexican American spouses.},
  author={Jim P. Stimpson and Mary Kristen Peek and Kyriakos S. Markides},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={10 4},
Although the association between marriage and well-being is well established, few studies have focused on learning more about the context of marriage and mental health. Recent research studying the mechanisms of marriage and health has focused on contagion of well-being among spouses. This study examined the association of depression with self-esteem, social support, life satisfaction, concern for independence, and cognitive function using baseline data for 553 older, Mexican American couples… CONTINUE READING