Milieu and mental health in a Norwegian fishing community.

  • Per Fugelli
  • Published 1979 in Psychotherapy and psychosomatics


During 1970-1973 a comprehensive epidemiological investigation was carried out on the island of Vaerøy and Røst in Northern Norway; 1,700 people live in the area and fishing provides the main employment. The paper contains mainly a morbidity study, with special reference to factors in the local milieu influencing the morbidity pattern. A few of the major… (More)


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