Do urban environments increase the risk of anxiety, depression and psychosis? An epidemiological study.

@article{McKenzie2013DoUE,
  title={Do urban environments increase the risk of anxiety, depression and psychosis? An epidemiological study.},
  author={Karen R McKenzie and Aja Louise Murray and Tom Booth},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={150 3},
  pages={1019-24}
}
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to investigate whether there is an association between type of living environment (urban versus rural) and anxiety, depression and psychosis in the Scottish population. METHODS Data were obtained from the Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics database on Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and urban-rural classifications for 6505 data zones across Scotland. Multiple regression was used to test the association between prescriptions for psychotropic medication… CONTINUE READING
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