Anticipation of migration and psychological stress and the Three Gorges Dam project, China.

@article{Hwang2007AnticipationOM,
  title={Anticipation of migration and psychological stress and the Three Gorges Dam project, China.},
  author={Sun Young Hwang and Juan Xi and Y Cao and Xiaotian Feng and Xiaofei Qiao},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={
          1012-24
        }
}
Findings from a prospective study of project-induced migration in China's Three Gorges Dam project are reported. The study tests the hypotheses that anticipation of involuntary migration is stressful and that the harmful effects are partially mediated and moderated by the resources migrants possess. Using data collected from a sample of designated migrants (n=975) who will be forced to relocate because they live in an area, which will be flooded once the Three Gorges project is completed, and… CONTINUE READING

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