‘The relationship between perceived income inequality, adverse mental health and interpersonal difficulties in UK adolescents’.
Open Access paper from the JCPP
Background – Adolescence is a period of life when young people increasingly define themselves through peer comparison and are vulnerable to developing mental health problems. In the current study, we investigated whether the subjective experience of economic disadvantage among friends is associated with social difficulties and poorer mental health in early adolescence.
Authors; Blanca Piera Pi-Sunyer, Jack L. Andrews, Amy Orben, Lydia G. Speyer, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
First published: 14 November 2022
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