Modernity, mental illness and the crisis of meaning.

  title={Modernity, mental illness and the crisis of meaning.},
  author={Marc Roberts},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={14 3},
  • Marc Roberts
  • Published 2007 in Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing
Western civilization has, over its relatively recent past, undergone dramatic, unparalleled changes. The historical period in which these changes have occurred is commonly referred to as 'modernity', and although modernity has had profound repercussions on all aspects of people's lives, what has received less attention in the nursing literature is how modernity has influenced, and continues to influence, the mental health of modern men and women. In an attempt to address this, the following… CONTINUE READING
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