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Social protection spending and inequalities in depressive symptoms across Europe.

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Purpose

Common mental disorders are an increasing global public health concern. The least advantaged in society experience a greater burden of mental illness, but inequalities in mental health vary by social, political, and economic contexts. This study investigates whether spending on different types of social protection alters the extent of social inequality in depressive symptoms.

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Data were obtained from the 2006 and 2012 cross-sectional waves of the Eu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00127-016-1223-6

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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
Mitchell, RJ More by this author
Shortt, NK More by this author
Pearce, JR More by this author
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
51
Issue:
7
Pages:
1005-1014
Publication date:
2016-04-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-16
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ISSN:
0933-7954 and 1433-9285
Pubs id:
pubs:632646
URN:
uri:16bd7b8b-8f44-4a6a-800a-22df0788e236
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uuid:16bd7b8b-8f44-4a6a-800a-22df0788e236
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pubs:632646

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