Life Stress and Mental Health: The Midtown Manhattan Study
The Midtown Manhattan Study is based on a two-hour interview of 1,660 persons, randomly selected, in midtown New York City. The material thus obtained was subjected to intensive study and statistical review. The first volume (1961) reached two major conclusions: mental health risks increase with age and are greatest among low socio-economic-status (SES) subjects.
The present volume, dealing with the relationship between stress and impairment of mental health, is replete with...