Psychological consequences of infestation of the dwelling unit.

Abstract:

:Interview data from a three-wave panel study of the impact of the residential environment upon the psychological well-being of 337 minority women were used to examine the effects of household infestation upon self-reported depression, phobic anxiety, somatization, hostility, and anomia. The findings of cross-sectional and change analyses over the three waves of data point to a stable relationship between rat infestation and a single dimension of psychological well-being, somatization.

journal_name

Am J Public Health

authors

Zahner GE,Kasl SV,White M,Will JC

doi

10.2105/ajph.75.11.1303

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1985-11-01 00:00:00

pages

1303-7

issue

11

eissn

0090-0036

issn

1541-0048

journal_volume

75

pub_type

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