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ERIC Number: EJ679425
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Union Formation and Depression: Selection and Relationships Effects.
Lamb, Kathleen A.; Lee, Gary R.; DeMaris, Alfred
Journal of Marriage and Family, v65 n4 p953-62 Nov 2003
Many studies have established that married people fare better than their never-married counterparts in terms of psychological well-being. Tests hypotheses based on both selection and relationship effects. Results indicate no evidence of selection of less depressed persons into either marriage or cohabitation, but a negative effect of entry into marriage on depression. (Contains 38 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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