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Educating health professionals to address the social determinants of mental health: Proceedings of a workshop

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The social determinants of mental health involve the economic, social, and political conditions into which one is born that influence a person's mental health - and, in particular, that affect the likelihood a person raised in deficient or dangerous conditions often associated with poverty will develop persistent mental health challenges throughout his or her life.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Educating health professionals to address the social determinants of mental health: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: https://doi.org/10.17226/25711

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