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Title: Mental Illness Inequalities by Multimorbidity, Use of Health Resources and Socio-Economic Status in an Aging Society
Author: García-Goñi, Manuel
Stoyanova, Alexandrina
Nuño-Solinís, Roberto
Keywords: Malalties mentals
Serveis sanitaris
Envelliment de la població
Mental illness
Health services
Population aging
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2021
Publisher: MDPI
Abstract: Background: Mental illness, multi-morbidity, and socio-economic inequalities are some of the main challenges for the public health system nowadays, and are further aggravated by the process of population aging. Therefore, it is widely accepted that health systems need to focus their strategies for confronting such concerns. With guaranteed access to health care services under universal coverage in many health systems, it is expected that all services be provided equally to patients with the same level of need. Methods: In this paper, we explore the existence of inequalities in the access to services of patients with mental illness taking into account whether they are multimorbid patients, their socioeconomic status, and their age (...)
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It is part of: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, vol. 18, num. 2, p. 458
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ISSN: 1661-7827
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