Social determinants of mental and physical health are determined by social and living conditions such as where you were born, place of work, your respiratory and cardiovascular health, obesity and diabetes. Mental health problems can impact on social exclusion as a result of lack of financial resources and because of the effects of illness, including low self-esteem, loss of social contacts due to hospitalisation or the impact of illness on sociability, or the stigma experienced by many of those affected by mental illness.
− poor physical and especially mental health 22 each outcome is both an indicator of social exclusion early on and a predisposing factor for social exclusion. Physical and mental health the pressures that carers face can have an impact on their mental and physical health 92% said that caring has taken its toll on their mental health, including depression and stress 7 this impact is worsened due to carers not being able to find the time for check-ups or treatment or not being able to find adequate and affordable replacement care.
Labour government between1997 and 2010 focused on social exclusion as a consequence of mental health difficulties rather than as a cause (seu 2004) and this association is borne out by research on the impact of discrimination, unfair detention, stigma and constructions of ‘difference’ (morgan et al 2007. Statistics on social influences affecting mental health, including employment, caring for a loved one and homelessness the pressures that carers face can have an impact on their mental and physical health 92% said that caring has taken its hardly any carers had a gp who did home or telephone checks or regular carer health checks 9. Using these scales, we compare the contributions of social disconnectedness and perceived isolation to physical and mental health while social isolation has been linked to worse health across all age groups rook, and lu 2002), perceived isolation may affect physical health through its impact on mental health.
Depression, one of the most common mental health issues in the uk, was found to have a greater impact on productivity and time management than any other health problem it rivals rheumatoid arthritis on having an impact on physical tasks 4.
Mental health prevention and intervention efforts concentrate overwhelmingly on affecting individual, family and/or community change, while changing the broader social, political and economic conditions that impact mental health is often neglected.
Evidence clearly shows that discrimination and exclusion of any part of our society has highly detrimental effects to those people’s mental health among lgbtiq populations, we know that discrimination, abuse (both verbal and physical), exclusion and prejudice are key contributors to increased rates of depression, anxiety and self-harm. The impact of social exclusion the existence of social exclusion makes it difficult to achieve particular social objectives, such as reducing poverty and malnutrition, because there are often hidden barriers to reaching those who are socially excluded.