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One quarter of those born in the low­est par­en­tal in­come quin­tile de­ve­loped a men­tal dis­or­der later in life, a study with one million Danish children found. ”Measures focused on childhood could make it possible to tackle psycho-social risk factors, which financial challenges typically aggravate”, says university lecturer Christian Hakulinen.
Risk of developing mental disorders later in life potentially higher in children of low-income families | University of Helsinki l.facebook.com

The study increases the understanding of how socio-economic differences in childhood affect the development of mental disorders in the Nordic countries.