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The Roseto story : an anatomy of health

Author: John G Bruhn; Stewart Wolf; Remsen Wolff
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma, 1979. ©1979
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines striking evidence of a correlation between health, especially cardiovascular and mental health, and the character of human relationships in a community. Roseto, an ethnic enclave settled nearly a century ago, enjoyed a remarkably low death rate from heart attack (myocardial infarction) and a low incidence of mental illness, especially senile dementia.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Bruhn; Stewart Wolf; Remsen Wolff
ISBN: 0806114916 9780806114910
OCLC Number: 4835344
Description: xvi, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Roseto in historical persepective --
Health and disease in Roseto --
Rosetan way of life --
Roseto's neighbors: Bangor and Nazareth --
Roseto in social transition --
Myocardial infarction in sociological perspective --
Summary and projections for the future.
Responsibility: by John G. Bruhn and Stewart Wolf ; photographs by Remsen Wolff.

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This book examines striking evidence of a correlation between health, especially cardiovascular and mental health, and the character of human relationships in a community. Roseto, an ethnic enclave settled nearly a century ago, enjoyed a remarkably low death rate from heart attack (myocardial infarction) and a low incidence of mental illness, especially senile dementia.

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