Earning More Than Husband Can Make Women Prone to Depression: Study

August 14, 2017 18:44
Earning More Than Husband Can Make Women Prone to Depression: Study

The researchers of the University of Illinois have found that a woman can show the signs of depression if she is earning more than her husband.

Researchers Karen Kramer and Sunjin Pak have found that women whose income consists majority of their families’ expenditure showed the symptoms of depression. It is exactly opposite in the case of men as they showed improvement in their depressive symptoms when they become the primary earner for their families.

For the research, the team examined 1,463 men and 1,769 women. The majority of the participants were born in the period of 1957 and 1965.

The research was done on seven-scale basis and found that men show the depressive symptom when they stay at home to take care of kids while women’s psychological health does not get affected by staying at home or leaving the work.

Hence, the study also showed that altering the conventional role of mother and father may result negatively for their overall mental health. However, the women participants in the research, has found them equally responsible for supporting financial situation in their families along with taking care of their kids.  

The team’s research will be presented in the upcoming annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, which will be occurred in Monreal.

NOTE: We inform you that we are not owner of any of the products, images or any other products displaying on our website. But all the articles are written by us and we owned them. If you found any image or product that found under your copyrights then please feel free to CONTACT US. We will remove that image or product as soon as possible. All the images are collected from Google.

If you enjoyed this Post, Sign up for Newsletter

(And get daily dose of political, entertainment news straight to your inbox)

Rate This Article
(0 votes)
Tagged Under :
depression  women  depression in women