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Health, mental health and housing conditions in England

Harris, Jenny, Hall, J, Meltzer, H, Jenkins, R, Oreszczyn, T and McManus, S (2010) Health, mental health and housing conditions in England [Report]

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APMS 2007 included a structured clinical assessment of mental health that allowed for the reliable diagnosis of common mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. The questionnaire also covered aspects of housing conditions and financial strain related to domestic fuel use, including presence of mould, cutting back on fuel usage, lack of central heating and double-glazing, being cold at home, and fuel-related problem debt or utility disconnection. This report presents the prevalence of different aspects of poor housing in the English population and identifies which types of household are at greatest risk. It also explores how poor housing conditions and fuel related debt relate to other indicators of poverty, and goes on to examine associations with mental and physical health and disability.

Item Type: Report
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Authors :
Hall, J
Meltzer, H
Jenkins, R
Oreszczyn, T
McManus, S
Date : 2010
DOI : 978-1-907236-05-01
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2010, National Centre for Social Research. All rights reserved.
Depositing User : Diane Maxfield
Date Deposited : 06 Mar 2018 11:35
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 19:08

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