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Child Marriage in the United States and its Association with Mental Health in Women.

Publication Year: 
2011
Personal Author: 
Le Strat, Yann. Dubertret, Caroline. Le Foll, Bernard.
Page Count: 
7

Despite the devastating impact of child marriage (marriage before the age of 18 years) on health, no study has yet evaluated its impact on mental health in the general adult population. This article presents nationally representative data on the prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, and psychiatric comorbidity of child marriage among women in the United States. (Author abstract)

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