Psychological distress by sex

Since 2005, nearly 1/4 of the workers have developed psychological distress. Women are more likely than men to be affected.

Definition: Psychological distress is measured from the six-item Kessler scale (K6) (Kessler et al., 2003) (α = 0.79).

References: Kessler, R.C. et al. (2003). Screening for serious mental illness in the general population. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60 (2), 184-189.

Sources: CCHS cycles 3.1 (2005) and 2007-2008 to 2013-2014 annual components of Statistics Canada’s public use microdata files (PUMFs).

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