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Mental health & urbanization

World Federation for Mental Health.

Mental health & urbanization

proceedings of the 24th annual meeting, World Federation for Mental Health, Hong Kong, November, 1971.

by World Federation for Mental Health.

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Published by Mental Health Association of Hong Kong in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health -- Congresses.,
  • Urbanization -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWorld Federation for Mental Health. Proceedings of the annual meeting ; 24th, 1971, Proceedings of the annual meeting (World Federation for Mental Health)
    ContributionsMental Health Association of Hong Kong.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14091421M

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    Origins of Mental Health Meyer had become convinced by his experience with mental hospital patients that industrialization and urbanization were undermining human potential for continuous adaptability and constructive activity (Meyer , quoted in Dreyer ). This concept was expressed in his book, Mental Hygiene and Public. Feb 25,  · The researchers, led by Dr Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany, were trying to find out more Author: Leo Benedictus.

    Along with the rapid urbanization in China, the state of mental health also receives growing attention. Empirical measures, however, have not been developed to assess the impact of urbanization on mental health and the dramatic spatial variations. Innovatively linking the Chinese Population Census with a national survey of urban residents, we first assess the impact of urbanization Cited by: Chinese Culture and Mental Health presents an in-depth study of the culture and mental health of the Chinese people in varying settings, geographic areas, and times. The book focuses on the study of the relationships between mental health and customs, beliefs, and philosophies in .


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