ERIC Number: ED159554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Geography and Mental Health. Resource Paper No. 76-4.
Smith, Christopher J.
The major objective of this resource paper is to provide introductory readings for a course that investigates the role of geographical factors in the development, maintenance, and treatment of mental health programs. Themes concern: (1) the influence of geographical factors on mental health, or more generally, the influence of location on well-being; and (2) problems of service delivery and the effects of such factors as relative location, distance, and accessibility on and demand for and supply of help in the community. (JLL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Delivery Systems, Distance, Environmental Influences, Geographic Location, Human Geography, Literature Reviews, Mental Health, Resource Materials, Social Integration, Stress Variables
The Association of American Geographers, 1710 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009 (Resource Paper No. 76-4)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC.