The association of marital relationship and perceived social support with mental health of women in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Qadir2013TheAO,
  title={The association of marital relationship and perceived social support with mental health of women in Pakistan},
  author={Farah Qadir and Amna Khalid and Sabahat Haqqani and Zill-e-Huma and Girmay Medhin},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Marital circumstances have been indicated to be a salient risk factor for disproportionately high prevalence of depression and anxiety among Pakistani women. Although social support is a known buffer of psychological distress, there is no clear evidence as to how different aspects of marital relations interact and associate with depression and anxiety in the lives of Pakistani married women and the role of social supports in the context of their marriage. METHODS Two hundred… CONTINUE READING

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