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How financial hardship is associated with the onset of mental health problems over time

Kiely, Kim M.; Leach, L. S.; Olesen, Sarah C.; Butterworth, Peter

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Poor mental health has been consistently linked with the experience of financial hardship and poverty. However, the temporal association between these factors must be clarified before hardship alleviation can be considered as an effective mental health promotion and prevention strategy. We examined whether the longitudinal associations between financial hardship and mental health problems are best explained by an individual's current or prior experience of hardship, or their underlying...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorKiely, Kim M.
dc.contributor.authorLeach, L. S.
dc.contributor.authorOlesen, Sarah C.
dc.contributor.authorButterworth, Peter
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-18T03:12:18Z
dc.date.available2015-03-18T03:12:18Z
dc.identifier.issn0933-7954
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/12979
dc.description.abstractPoor mental health has been consistently linked with the experience of financial hardship and poverty. However, the temporal association between these factors must be clarified before hardship alleviation can be considered as an effective mental health promotion and prevention strategy. We examined whether the longitudinal associations between financial hardship and mental health problems are best explained by an individual's current or prior experience of hardship, or their underlying vulnerability.
dc.description.sponsorshipKiely is funded by Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation (AADRF) Fellowship #DGP13F00005. Butterworth is funded by Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship #FT13101444. Olesen and Leach are funded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellowships #1035690 and #1035803, respectively.
dc.publisherSpringer Verlag
dc.rights© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
dc.sourceSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
dc.subjectCohort study
dc.subjectHealth inequalities
dc.subjectMaterial deprivation
dc.subjectMental health
dc.subjectPoverty Me
dc.titleHow financial hardship is associated with the onset of mental health problems over time
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume50
dcterms.dateAccepted2015-02-09
dc.date.issued2015-02-17
local.identifier.absfor111714 - Mental Health
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4459246xPUB1
local.publisher.urlhttp://link.springer.com/
local.type.statusPublished version
local.contributor.affiliationKiely, K. M., Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationLeach, L. S., Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationOlesen, S. C., Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationButterworth, P., Centre for Research on Ageing Health and Wellbeing, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University
dc.relationhttp://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1035690
dc.relationhttp://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1035803
local.identifier.essn1433-9285
local.bibliographicCitation.issue6
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage909
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage918
local.identifier.doi10.1007/s00127-015-1027-0
local.identifier.absseo920410 - Mental Health
dc.date.updated2015-12-08T02:40:53Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84922971942
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