Impact of ethnic density on adult mental disorders: narrative review.

  title={Impact of ethnic density on adult mental disorders: narrative review.},
  author={Richard J. Shaw and Karl M Atkin and Laia B{\'e}cares and Christo B Albor and Mai Stafford and Kathleen E. Kiernan and James Yzet Nazroo and Richard G Wilkinson and Kate E. Pickett},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={201 1},
BACKGROUND The 'ethnic density hypothesis' is a proposition that members of ethnic minority groups may have better mental health when they live in areas with higher proportions of people of the same ethnicity. Investigations into this hypothesis have resulted in a complex and sometimes disparate literature. AIMS To systematically identify relevant studies, summarise their findings and discuss potential explanations of the associations found between ethnic density and mental disorders… CONTINUE READING
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