Marital adjustment in major depression.

  title={Marital adjustment in major depression.},
  author={Kathleen Ries Merikangas and Brigitte A Prusoff and David Jerome Kupfer and Ellen Frank},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={9 1},
The association between depression and marital adjustment is examined in 45 married inpatients with major depression as compared to 45 normal controls from the same community. The marriages of the depressed couples were significantly worse in all areas of functioning than were those of the normals. Two risk factors which distinguished the families of origin… CONTINUE READING