Perceived insecurity, mental health and urbanization: Results from a multicentric study

@article{Luciano2016PerceivedIM,
  title={Perceived insecurity, mental health and urbanization: Results from a multicentric study},
  author={Mario Luciano and Corrado de Rosa and Valeria del Vecchio and Gaia Sampogna and D Sbordone and AR Atti and Francesco Bardicchia and Francesca Bertossi and Salvatore Cal{\`o} and Lucia Cava and M Ciafone and Pasquale De Fazio and Giuseppe Di Iorio and E Fantini and Silvia Ferrari and A Ginanneschi and Simona Gotelli and Anna Macina and Alice Mul{\`e} and Duccio Papanti and Luca Pingani and Federica Pinna and Massimiliano Piselli and Maria Salvina Signorelli and Ilaria Tarricone and Lorenzo Tarsitani and Antonio Ventriglio and Giuseppe Carr{\`a} and Francesco Catapano and Andrea Fiorillo},
  journal={International Journal of Social Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={62},
  pages={252 - 261}
}
Aims: This article aims to (1) explore the levels of perceived insecurity in a sample of patients with mood or anxiety disorders and (2) assess whether living in ‘big cities’ can influence the levels of patients’ perceived insecurity and social contacts compared to living in a non-urbanized context. Methods: A total of 24 Italian mental health centers (MHCs) have been invited to participate. Twenty patients consecutively accessing the MHC have been recruited. All patients have been assessed… 

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