Dealing With Depression In Marriage
With an estimated 17 million Americans suffering from a depressive illness13, it is safe to say that mental illness is one of the most painful and persistent trials that a family will face8. The American Medical Association considers it the most incapacitating of chronic conditions in relation to social functioning12. More than one in ten people will suffer a serious depression at some point in their life; however nearly two-thirds do not get the help they need9, 13.
Jenkins, Jaelynn R.; Springer, Alan; and Duncan, Stephen F., "Dealing With Depression In Marriage" (2018). Forever Families. 20.