Education Mitigates the Relationship of Stress and Mental Disorders Among Rural Indian Women

@inproceedings{Fahey2016EducationMT,
  title={Education Mitigates the Relationship of Stress and Mental Disorders Among Rural Indian Women},
  author={Nisha Fahey and Apurv Soni and Jeroan J. Allison and Jagdish R Vankar and Anusha Prabhakaran and Tiffany A Moore Simas and Nancy Byatt and Ajay Phatak and Eileen B. O’Keefe and Somashekhar Nimbalkar},
  booktitle={Annals of global health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Common mental disorders (CMD) are a constellation of mental health conditions that include depression, anxiety, and other related nonpsychotic affective disorders. Qualitative explanatory models of mental health among reproductive-aged women in India reveal that distress is strongly associated with CMD. The relationship of perceived stress and CMD might be attenuated or exacerbated based on an individual's sociodemographic characteristics. OBJECTIVES To screen for Common Mental… CONTINUE READING