ERIC Number: EJ531747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Basic Behavioral Science Research for Mental Health. Sociocultural and Environmental Processes.
American Psychologist, v51 n7 p722-31 Jul 1996
Provides an overview of accomplishments in sociocultural and cross-cultural research and explores how culture influences the course of mental illness. The influence of race and ethnicity on mental health within a multicultural society is discussed as well as the influences of socioeconomic status, changing work roles, communities, and local organizations such as schools and churches. Promising research directions for the future are listed. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Report prepared by the Basic Behavioral Task Force of the National Advisory Mental Health Council.