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Research and publications Update Book reviews health problems as it is for the wealth of data from a wide range of major surveys. The authors conclude that Social inequalities and the distribution of common measures of mental health (for example, resilience and mental disorders coping), mental illness (both symptoms and disorders) David Melzer, Tom Fryers, Rachel Jenkins (eds) and measures of socio-economic status and other Maudsley Monograph 44. Psychology Press 2004 indicators of social inequality are not standardised. The ISBN 1 84169 385 5 use of different instruments and measures produces While the relationship between physical disease and data sets that are incompatible and non-comparable. relative deprivation is widely accepted and understood, The collection also includes studies that did not meet there is an enduring perception that mental illness is a the criteria for inclusion in the systematic review, making random misfortune. In fact, as this latest monograph in this one of the most accessible sources of the the Maudsley series shows, across the spectrum of international evidence on inequalities and mental health. mental health problems, prevalence is strongly The database of over 1000 studies identified in the initial associated with social position. Being unemployed or search is also available to researchers http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Public Mental Health Emerald Publishing

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Journal of Public Mental Health , Volume 3 (2): 7 – Jun 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1746-5729
DOI
10.1108/17465729200400012
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Abstract

Update Book reviews health problems as it is for the wealth of data from a wide range of major surveys. The authors conclude that Social inequalities and the distribution of common measures of mental health (for example, resilience and mental disorders coping), mental illness (both symptoms and disorders) David Melzer, Tom Fryers, Rachel Jenkins (eds) and measures of socio-economic status and other Maudsley Monograph 44. Psychology Press 2004 indicators of social inequality are not standardised. The ISBN 1 84169 385 5 use of different instruments and measures produces While the relationship between physical disease and data sets that are incompatible and non-comparable. relative deprivation is widely accepted and understood, The collection also includes studies that did not meet there is an enduring perception that mental illness is a the criteria for inclusion in the systematic review, making random misfortune. In fact, as this latest monograph in this one of the most accessible sources of the the Maudsley series shows, across the spectrum of international evidence on inequalities and mental health. mental health problems, prevalence is strongly The database of over 1000 studies identified in the initial associated with social position. Being unemployed or search is also available to researchers

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Journal of Public Mental HealthEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

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