Psychiatric disorder in a rural and an urban population: 1. Aetiology of depression.

  title={Psychiatric disorder in a rural and an urban population: 1. Aetiology of depression.},
  author={George W. Brown and R Prudo},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={11 3},
An earlier survey of a random sample of women in Camberwell in South London has shown that the majority of new occurrences of depressive disorders were brought about by certain kinds of life event and ongoing difficulty (provoking agent) and that the risk was increased under these circumstances by the presence of certain other social factors (vulnerability factors). Working- class women wer much more likely to develop depression because they experienced more of these factors. A new survey in a… CONTINUE READING
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