Year : 1992  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 334--339

Urbanization and Mental Morbidity in Certain Tribal Communities in West Bengal


DN Nandi1, Gauranga Banerjee2, AN Chowdhury3, Tapas Banerjee4, GC Boral1, Biswajit Sen1 
1 Consultant Psychiatrist, Girindrasekhar Clinic, Calcutta, India
2 Professor, Psychiatry Unit, N.R.S. Medical College, Calcutta, India
3 Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, IPGMER, Calcutta, India
4 Clinical Tutor, N.R.S. Medical College, Calutta, India

Correspondence Address:
D N Nandi
Consultant Psychiatrist, Girindrasekhar Clinic, Calcutta
India

Tlie same team of workers surveyed a rural and an urban sample of the same tribe (Santal) by the same method. It was found that urbanization had little effect on the total mental morbidity. But stress-dependent disorders were commoner in the urban tribe.


How to cite this article:
Nandi D N, Banerjee G, Chowdhury A N, Banerjee T, Boral G C, Sen B. Urbanization and Mental Morbidity in Certain Tribal Communities in West Bengal.Indian J Psychiatry 1992;34:334-339


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Nandi D N, Banerjee G, Chowdhury A N, Banerjee T, Boral G C, Sen B. Urbanization and Mental Morbidity in Certain Tribal Communities in West Bengal. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 1992 [cited 2019 Sep 19 ];34:334-339
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