Data from the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey showed that early-onset mental disorders were associated with reduced household income in high and upper-middle income countries but not low/lower-middle income countries. This effect was consistently stronger among women than men. Results will appear in Biological Psychiatry.
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.