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Correspondence to Tonya L. Schuster or Ronald C. Kessler.

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This research was sponsored by Grant T32 MH168006, by Research Scientist Development Award 1 K02 MH00507, and by MERIT Award 1 M01 MH16806 from the National Institute of Mental Health. We thank Jean Converse, Jane McLeod, Stanley Presser, Elaine Wethington, and the students of the Detroit Area Study for their assistance in collecting the data. Niall Bolger, Jane McLeod, Elaine Wethington, Camille Wortman, and anonymous reviewers provided helpful comments on an earlier draft.

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Schuster, T.L., Kessler, R.C. & Aseltine, R.H. Supportive interactions, negative interactions, and depressed mood. Am J Commun Psychol 18, 423–438 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00938116

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Keywords

  • Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Depressed Mood
  • Negative Interaction
  • Supportive Interaction