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Neurotic illness as grounds for medical priority for rehousing

Public Health

Author: Elton, P. J., Packer, J. M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1987


Applicants for rehousing on account of non-psychotic mental illness were surveyed to ascertain the effect of rehousing and compared with a group of controls. Amongst council house tenants requesting rehousing, symptoms of mental ill-health were found in 60 out of 64 who had claimed medical priority and 18 out of 26 controls who had not. Both groups showed similar improvements after rehousing.

Further Details

Pages: 233-242
Volume: 101
Issue: 4
Accession Number: November, 2010
Reads: 146