The marital context of depression: research, limitations, and new directions.

  title={The marital context of depression: research, limitations, and new directions.},
  author={Uzma S. Rehman and Jackie K Gollan and Amanda R Mortimer},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  volume={28 2},
Despite improved recognition and treatment of mood disorders, understanding the mechanics of the interpersonal context of depressive disorders remains a vital area of scientific research. This paper reviews the findings on the marital context of depression by critically examining available empirical research on marital communication behaviors of depressed individuals. The specificity of the observed communication behaviors to depression versus marital distress or a general medical or… CONTINUE READING


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