4-1-08 - Not enough to say that it is just an inverse...

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4/1/08 SES (social economic status) Cause -> effect SES -> Mental health Mental health -> SES Ethnicity Gender Martial Age What does class have to do with mental distress? Effects the course of treatment Public treatments Outpatient treatment Lower use outpatient less Social class and mental distress have a inverse relationship High social class lower mental distress Lower social class higher mental distress
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Unformatted text preview: Not enough to say that it is just an inverse relationship Causation Social economic status causes Selection and drift People in poverty are more vulnerable to stressors and less available to material resources Ethnic groups Generations of those that are born here have a higher rate of mental distress then those that immigrate here...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 307 taught by Professor Carelli during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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