Socioeconomic status as a cause and consequence of psychosomatic symptoms from adolescence to adulthood

@article{Huurre2005SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status as a cause and consequence of psychosomatic symptoms from adolescence to adulthood},
  author={Taina M Huurre and Ossi J Rahkonen and Erkki J Komulainen and Hillevi Aro},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={580-587}
}
Few follow-up studies have investigated psychosomatic health and socioeconomic status (SES) and associations between them at different life stages. The aim of this study was to investigate differences in psychosomatic symptoms by SES in adolescence, early adulthood and adulthood and to examine whether lower SES leads to higher levels of symptoms (social causation) or higher levels of symptoms to lower SES (health selection) or both. All 16-year-old ninth-grade school pupils of one Finnish city… CONTINUE READING