Cognitive social capital and mental illness during economic crisis: a nationwide population-based study in Greece.

@article{Economou2014CognitiveSC,
  title={Cognitive social capital and mental illness during economic crisis: a nationwide population-based study in Greece.},
  author={Marina Economou and Michael G. Madianos and Lily Evangelia Peppou and Kyriakos Souliotis and Athanasios Patelakis and Costas Stefanis},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={100},
  pages={141-7}
}
The ongoing financial crisis in Greece has yielded adverse effects on the mental health of the population. In this context, the particular study investigates the link between two indices of cognitive social capital; namely interpersonal and institutional trust, and the presence of major depression and generalized anxiety disorder. A random and representative sample of 2256 respondents took part in a cross-sectional nationwide telephone survey the time period February-April 2011 (Response Rate… CONTINUE READING