Women, poverty and common mental disorders in four restructuring societies.

  title={Women, poverty and common mental disorders in four restructuring societies.},
  author={Vikram Patel and Ricardo Araya and Maur{\'i}cio Pereira de Lima and A. B. Ludermir and Charlotte Todd},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={49 11},
BACKGROUND Poverty and female gender have been found to be associated with depression and anxiety in developed countries. The rationale behind this paper was to bring together five epidemiological data sets from four low to middle income countries to examine whether key economic and development indicators such as income and poor education, and female gender, were associated with common mental disorders. METHOD The paper is based on five datasets: three based on primary care attenders in Goa… CONTINUE READING
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