Economic change and mental hospitalization: New York State, 1910–1960

@article{Brenner2004EconomicCA,
  title={Economic change and mental hospitalization: New York State, 1910–1960},
  author={M. Harvey Brenner},
  journal={Social psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={180-188}
}
This is a study of the relationship between variations, over time, in mental hospital admissions, and concommitant variations in economic conditions. The research hypothesis is that during economically depressed periods mental hospital admissions increase and during economically prosperous periods they decrease. Theoretically, it is a study of a relationship between changes over time in the structure of the economy and changes in the distribution of mental illness in a population. We find that… CONTINUE READING

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