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Current Concepts of Positive Mental Health.

Current Concepts of Positive Mental Health. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is the first of a series of books derived from a national mental health survey by a Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health and supported by the national government through grants authorized by Congress to the National Institute of Mental Health and from some private sources. It is expected that ten monographs will be published in time, followed by a final report, with a summary of findings and recommendations for national and state mental health programs. Certainly this first volume augurs well for the total series, because the author has presented the problems of mental health in succinct and scientific style, with extremely worth-while suggestions for future research. The author starts out with the assumption that mental health is not the negative of mental illness. It suggests that there is a condition that could be called positive mental health, and this the author takes as her focus for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

Current Concepts of Positive Mental Health.

Current Concepts of Positive Mental Health.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is the first of a series of books derived from a national mental health survey by a Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health and supported by the national government through grants authorized by Congress to the National Institute of Mental Health and from some private sources. It is expected that ten monographs will be published in time,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6886
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1959.02340180131019
Publisher site
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is the first of a series of books derived from a national mental health survey by a Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health and supported by the national government through grants authorized by Congress to the National Institute of Mental Health and from some private sources. It is expected that ten monographs will be published in time, followed by a final report, with a summary of findings and recommendations for national and state mental health programs. Certainly this first volume augurs well for the total series, because the author has presented the problems of mental health in succinct and scientific style, with extremely worth-while suggestions for future research. The author starts out with the assumption that mental health is not the negative of mental illness. It suggests that there is a condition that could be called positive mental health, and this the author takes as her focus for

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1959

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