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Relationship quality and levels of depression and anxiety in a large population-based survey

Leach, L. S.; Butterworth, Peter; Olesen, Sarah C.; Mackinnon, Andrew


PURPOSE: There is substantial literature suggesting that the mental health benefits of marriage (compared to being single) are greater for those in 'good quality' relationships in comparison to those in 'poor quality' relationships. However, little of this research utilises large population-based surveys. Large surveys in psychiatric epidemiology have focused almost exclusively on the association between marital status and mental health. The current study explores some of the reasons for this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-03-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 48.3 (2013): 417-425
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-012-0559-9


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