Mental health of British farmers.

  title={Mental health of British farmers.},
  author={Hollie V. Thomas and Glyn Lewis and Daniel R h Thomas and Roland L. Salmon and Rachel Mary Chalmers and tim. coleman and Selecia Kench and Peter Morgan-Capner and Dwayne W. Meadows and Margaret Sillis and P. Softley},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={181-5; discussion 185-6}
AIMS To estimate the prevalence of neurotic symptoms in a sample of British farmers, to investigate whether farming characteristics are associated with psychiatric morbidity, and to test the hypothesis that British farmers have a higher prevalence of depression and thoughts of life not worth living than the British household population. METHODS A total of 425 farmers from Hereford, Norwich, and Preston completed the Revised Clinical Interview Schedule (CIS-R) by computer between March and… CONTINUE READING
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