[A cross-sectional study about mental health of farm-workers from Serra Gaucha (Brazil)].

@article{Faria1999ACS,
  title={[A cross-sectional study about mental health of farm-workers from Serra Gaucha (Brazil)].},
  author={Neice M{\"u}ller Xavier Faria and Luiz Augusto Facchini and Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa and Elaine Tomasi},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={391-400}
}
OBJECTIVE In view of the shortage of population-based rural studies, this research project evaluated the associations between the characteristics of rural work and the occurrence of minor psychiatric disorders (MPD). METHODS A cross sectional study was carried out on the 1,282 farm workers of 446 farms. Information about the farms (land extension, agricultural activities, technology and pesticide use) was collected. Demographic and socioeconomic data, characteristics of the work process and… CONTINUE READING
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