Examination of the influence of social capital on depression in fragile families.
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Journal of epidemiology and community health, ISSN: 1470-2738, Vol: 71, Issue: 3, Page: 296-302
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While it appears that social capital has a positive effect on mental health, most studies have been cross-sectional in nature and/or employ weak measures of social capital or mental health. Even less attention has been paid to vulnerable populations, such as low-income women with children. Thus, our objective was to explore how different dimensions of social capital impact depression in this population.