Institute for Social Science Research
Work and Family Roles and Women's Mental Health
- Author(s): Repetti, Rena L.
- et al.
The present study relates mental health to characteristics of work and family roles in a small sample of employed female clerical workers who are married and/or have children living at home. The main goals of the investiga- tion are (a) to examine the separate and joint influence of qualities of work and family roles on women's mental health, and b) to explore conditions under which the effects of work and family roles are maximized.