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Mental health selection and income support dynamics: multiple spell discrete-time survival analyses of welfare receipt

Kiely, Kim M.; Butterworth, Peter


BACKGROUND The higher occurrence of common psychiatric disorders among welfare recipients has been attributed to health selection, social causation and underlying vulnerability. The aims of this study were to test for the selection effects of mental health problems on entry and re-entry to working-age welfare payments in respect to single parenthood, unemployment and disability. METHODS Nationally representative longitudinal data were drawn from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 68.4 (2014): 349-3
DOI: 10.1136/jech-2013-203179


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