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ERIC Number: ED159554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC.