Intimate relationships, individual adjustment, and coronary heart disease: Implications of overlapping associations in psychosocial risk.

Intimate relationships, individual adjustment, and coronary heart disease: Implications of overlapping associations in psychosocial risk.

Being married or involved in a similar intimate relationship is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). However, the quality of these relationships matters, as strain and disruption are associated with increased risk. These effects are typically...