Higher education and psychological distress: A 27-year prospective cohort study in Sweden

  title={Higher education and psychological distress: A 27-year prospective cohort study in Sweden},
  author={Annica Br{\"a}nnlund and Anne Hammarstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Public Health},
  pages={155 - 162}
Aims: Research identifies a positive link between education and a reduction of psychological distress, but few studies have analysed the long-term impact of education on psychological distress. This study followed the same cohort for 27 years, investigating the association between education and adult psychological distress. Further, it discuss whether the link can be understood through the mediating mechanisms of social and labour-market resources, furthermore, if the mechanisms operate… 
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