Social position and minor psychiatric morbidity over time in the British Household Panel Survey 1991-1998.

@article{Wiggins2004SocialPA,
  title={Social position and minor psychiatric morbidity over time in the British Household Panel Survey 1991-1998.},
  author={Richard Donovan Wiggins and Peter Schofield and Amanda Sacker and Jenny J Head and Melanie Bartley},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 9},
  pages={779-87}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To examine social inequalities in minor psychiatric morbidity as measured by the GHQ-12 using lagged models of psychiatric morbidity and changing job status. DESIGN GHQ scores were modelled using two level hierarchical regression models with measurement occasions nested within individuals. The paper compares and contrasts three different ways of describing social position: income, social advantage and lifestyle (the Cambridge scale), and social class (the new National… CONTINUE READING
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