The long arm of parental addictions: the association with adult children's depression in a population-based study.

@article{FullerThomson2013TheLA,
  title={The long arm of parental addictions: the association with adult children's depression in a population-based study.},
  author={Esme Fuller-Thomson and Robyn B Katz and Vi T Phan and Jessica P M Liddycoat and Sarah Brennenstuhl},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2013},
  volume={210 1},
  pages={95-101}
}
Parental addictions have been associated with adult children's depression in several clinical and population-based studies. However, these studies have not examined if gender differences exist nor have they controlled for a range of potential explanatory factors. Using a regionally representative sample of 6268 adults from the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey (response rate=83%), we investigated the association between parental addictions and adulthood depression controlling for four… CONTINUE READING