Revisiting the relationships among gender, marital status, and mental health.

@article{Simon2002RevisitingTR,
  title={Revisiting the relationships among gender, marital status, and mental health.},
  author={Robin W. Simon},
  journal={AJS; American journal of sociology},
  year={2002},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={1065-96}
}
Three decades ago, Grove introduced his sex-role theory of mental illness, which attributes women's higher rates of psychological distress to their roles in society. Central to his hypothesis is that marriage is emotionally advantageous for men and disadvantageous for women. This article revisits this topic with data from the National Survey of Families and… CONTINUE READING