International Journal of Family Therapy

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 39–53 | Cite as

Intimacy and marital depression: Interactional partners

  • Edgar Jessee
  • Luciano L'Abate
Article

Abstract

The relationship between marital depression and lack of intimacy in a caring relationship is presented and supported with evidence from teh relevant literature. A case example is given to illustrate the therapeutic implications of this viewpoint.

Keywords

Health Psychology Social Issue Relevant Literature Interactional Partner Therapeutic Implication 

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© Human Sciences Press 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edgar Jessee
    • 1
  • Luciano L'Abate
    • 2
  1. 1.Family Therapy and Research InstituteKenosha
  2. 2.Family Psychology ProgramGeorgia State UniversityAtlanta

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