Romantic acts and depression
by
Maltby J, Day L Psychology Subject Group,
Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
jmaltby@hcsshu.u-net.com
Psychol Rep 2000 Feb; 86(1):260-2


ABSTRACT

The aim of the present study was to provide an examination of the relationship between the importance individuals attach to romantic acts and depressive symptoms. Among 140 male and 160 female English undergraduate students, the importance individuals attach to romantic acts is significantly negatively correlated with higher scores on the Beck Depression Inventory and the Depression symptoms subscale of the General Health Questionnaire among the men only.
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