Depression and socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Depression: A Meta-Analysis
Am. J. Epidemiol. 2003,  157  (2):  98-112.
V. Lorant, et al.
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/157/2/98.abstract Results indicated that low-SES individuals had higher odds of being depressed (odds ratio = 1.81, p < 0.001)

SES = socioeconomic status

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http://www.psych.upenn.edu/~mfarah/research/socioeconomic-status-and-brain

related TED Talk:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/emotion-more-real-than-facts

on poverty:
http://www.npr.org/2014/04/02/297926310/finding-a-more-nuanced-view-of-povertys-black-hole

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/05/22/how-schools-can-help-nurture-students-mental-health

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figure from:
Depression in the United States Household Population, 2005-2006
NCHS Data Brief No. 7, September 2008
Page last updated: January 19, 2010
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db07.htm

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depressionNational Center for Health Statistics.
Health, United States, 2011: With Special Feature on Socioeconomic Status and Health.
Hyattsville, MD. 2012.
In 2005–2010, the prevalence of depression among adults 45–64 years of age was 5 times as high for those below poverty (24%), 3 times as high for those with family income between 100%–199% of poverty (15%), and more than 1.5 times as high for those with family income between 200%–399% (7%), compared with those at 400% or more of the poverty level (5%) (Figure 33).

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http://global-health-promotion-consortium.spruz.com/mental-health-promotion.htm

Can Poverty Lead To Mental Illness?
October 30, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/10/30/499777541/can-poverty-lead-to-mental-illness

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