Poverty and severe psychiatric disorder in the U.S.: evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that persons with severe psychiatric disorders are more likely to be poor and face disparities in education and employment outcomes. Poverty rates, the standard measure of poverty, give no information on how far below the poverty line this group falls. AIMS OF THE STUDY This paper compares the poverty rate, poverty… (More)

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@article{Vick2012PovertyAS, title={Poverty and severe psychiatric disorder in the U.S.: evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.}, author={Brandon Vick and Kristine Jones and Sophie Mitra}, journal={The journal of mental health policy and economics}, year={2012}, volume={15 2}, pages={83-96} }