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Socioeconomic inequalities in mental health in Australia: Explaining life shock exposure

Rubayyat Hashmi, Khorshed Alam and Jeff Gow ()

Health Policy, 2020, vol. 124, issue 1, 97-105

Abstract: Recent research suggests that there exists a strong link between life shocks and mental health. However, research on the distributional aspects of these shocks on mental health status is limited. In the health inequality literature no Australian studies have examined this relationship.

Keywords: Negative life events; Financial hardships; Socioeconomic inequality; Mental health (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.10.011

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