Marital satisfaction and depressive symptoms among Chinese older couples
older adult, marital satisfaction, depression, APIM
epression is one of the most prevalent mental disorders among older people. Consistent with the Marital Discord Model of Depression (MDMD), research in Western cultures has found that marital distress is one of the risk factors for depression among older adults. However, the effect of marital distress on depression among older adults has not been examined in a collectivistic society, such as China.
Original Publication Citation
Wang, Q. R., Wang, D. A., Li, C. H., & Miller, R. B. (2014). Marital satisfaction and depressive symptoms among Chinese older couples. Aging and Mental Health, 18, 11-18.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Wang, Qianrong; Wang, Dahu; Li, Chunhua; and Miller, Rick B., "Marital satisfaction and depressive symptoms among Chinese older couples" (2012). Faculty Publications. 2558.
Aging and Mental Health
Family, Home, and Social Sciences