Financial vulnerability, mothers’ emotional distress and child wellbeing

Morag Treanor

Research output: Other contribution

Abstract

Financial vulnerability is a broader measure of socioeconomic disadvantage than income poverty although there is overlap between the two. Financial vulnerability is associated with high emotional distress in mothers, which, in turn is associated
with low levels of child wellbeing. Screening new mothers for financial vulnerability to signpost on to advice and information services would be beneficial to maternal and child wellbeing.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBriefing paper
PublisherCRFR
Number of pages3
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Volume81
ISBN (Print)2058-5020
ISBN (Electronic)2058-5020
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2016

Keywords

  • financial vulnerability
  • Wellbeing
  • Child wellbeing
  • Poverty

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