Food insecurity and mental health problems among a community sample of young adults

@article{Pryor2016FoodIA,
  title={Food insecurity and mental health problems among a community sample of young adults},
  author={Laura Pryor and Sandrine Lioret and J. P. C. M. van der Waerden and E. J. Fombonne and Bruno Falissard and Maria Melchior},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={1073-1081}
}
Food insecurity has been found to be related to anxiety and depression; however, the association with other psychiatric disorders, particularly among young adults, is not well known. We examined whether food insecurity is independently associated with four common mental health problems among a community sample of young adults in France. Data are from the TEMPO longitudinal cohort study. In 1991, participants’ parents provided information on health and family socioeconomic characteristics. In… CONTINUE READING