Socio-economic position and common mental disorders

  title={Socio-economic position and common mental disorders},
  author={P. Skapinakis and S. Weich and G. Lewis and N. Singleton and R. Araya},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={109 - 117}
  • P. Skapinakis, S. Weich, +2 authors R. Araya
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
  • Background Individuals in lower socio-economic groups have an increased prevalence of common mental disorders. Aims To investigate the longitudinal association between socio-economic position and common mental disorders in a general population sample in the UK. Method Participants (n=2406) were assessed at two time points 18 months apart with the Revised Clinical Interview Schedule. The sample was stratified into two cohorts according to mental health status at baseline. Results None of the… CONTINUE READING
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