The influence of family stress and conflict on depressive symptoms among working married women: A longitudinal study

Yeong Jun Ju, Eun Cheol Park, Hyun Jun Ju, Sang Ah Lee, Joo Eun Lee, Woorim Kim, Sung Youn Chun, Tae Hyun Kim

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Abstract

In the present study, researchers examined the association between depressive symptoms and family stress and conflict from multiple roles, along with the combined effect of family stress and family-work conflict. We used data from the 2008–2012 Korean Welfare Panel Study, consisting of 4,663 baseline participants. We measured depressive symptoms using the 11-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale. There was a significant relationship between depressive symptoms and family stress and conflict among working married women. With regard to the combined analysis, working married women who reported both family stress and family-work conflict exhibited the highest odds of depressive symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-288
Number of pages14
JournalHealth Care for Women International
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Mar 4

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health Professions(all)

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