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In high-income countries, population health surveys often measure mental health.  This is less common in low- and middle-income countries, including in India, where mental health is under-researched relative to its disease burden.  The objective of this study is to assess...Read More..

Published: Working Paper       Geography: India

Women and girls in India face many forms of discrimination throughout the life course.  Gender inequality has important consequences for women themselves, and also for their families and communities. The 2011 India Human Development Survey found that in about a...Read More..

Published: Working Paper       Geography: India

Studies from the United States document important racial gaps in health. In developing societies, research on social disadvantage and health is more limited. Mental health, in particular, is poorly understood relative to its disease burden. Our study contributes the first...Read More..

Published: Population Research and Policy Review       Geography: India