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Exploring the relationship between housing concerns, mental health and wellbeing: a qualitative study of social housing tenants.

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Summary of "Exploring the relationship between housing concerns, mental health and wellbeing: a qualitative study of social housing tenants."

The rising prevalence of mental health problems is a growing public health issue. Poor mental health is not equally distributed across social groups and is associated with poverty and insecure housing. An evaluation of a social housing intervention provided an opportunity to explore the connections between housing and wider determinants of health and wellbeing.

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Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
ISSN: 1741-3850
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