In her debut blog, Annie Irvine summarises a qualitative study which explores service user and staff views of a combined money advice and psychological therapy service within IAPT.[read the full story...]
Not all wealth is health: how does parental wealth affect children’s cognitive ability, mental and physical health?
Vishal Bhavsar reviews a cohort study which finds that greater parental housing wealth was associated with fewer emotional and behavioural problems in children.[read the full story...]
Does co-locating welfare advice services improve mental health?
Katie Evans from Money and Mental Health considers a recent study looking at the impact of co-located welfare advice in healthcare settings, which found significant improvements in financial outcomes, but less convincing results in terms of health benefits.[read the full story...]
Does recession = poorer health? Evidence strongest for suicide and mental illness
Claire Niedzwiedz examines a recent systematic review which looks at the possible harm caused by the 2008 financial crisis and recession on the health of people living across Europe.[read the full story...]