Functioning status of adult children of depressed parents: a 23-year follow-up.

@article{Timko2008FunctioningSO,
  title={Functioning status of adult children of depressed parents: a 23-year follow-up.},
  author={Christine Timko and Ruth Cronkite and Randy Swindle and Rebecca S. Robinson and Patricia Turrubiartes and Rudolf H. Moos},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          343-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND We compared adult offspring of depressed or control parents who were followed for 23 years. Comparisons were on depression symptoms, physical functioning and disability, social functioning, and utilization of help and coping. Also examined was whether the parent's course of depression (stably remitted, partially remitted, non-remitted) was associated with offspring functioning. METHOD Depressed parents successfully followed at 23 years (n=248, 82%) identified 215 adult offspring… CONTINUE READING
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