Mentally ill foragers and beggars in a peasant society: Their social networks and psychopathology

Joseph J Westermeyer, John Neider

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Abstract

In this study of psychotic persons in a peasant society, there was a significant attrition in important social network structure after the onset of psychosis. The difficulties involved in providing non-reciprocal social support is noted, yet modest social support of functions may be critical.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-309
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Family Therapy
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1981

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