Single motherhood and mental health: Implications for primary prevention

Avison, William R.
March 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p661
Academic Journal
Editorial. Discusses the implications of the increased rates of affective disorders of single mothers to primary prevention interventions. Psychological distress due to increased exposure to stress; Direction of attention to social processes and experiences; Single parenthood as a risk factor exposure to stress; Effect of poverty; Need of interventions addressing the social determinants of health.


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