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Guide to the Records of the Census
of Mental Hospitals in the Caribbean
 RISM RG 10

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Collection processed by Emilyn L. Brown. Revision by Rebecca Robbins. Inventory revised by Katie Ehrlich and Stephanie Schmeling, September 2010.

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Creator: Research Institute for the Study of Man (RISM).
Title: Records of the Census of Mental Hospitals in the Caribbean
Dates [inclusive]: 1959-1971
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1960-1963
Abstract: On January 14, 1960, the Census of Mental Hospitals in the Caribbean was conducted by the Caribbean Federation for Mental Health (CFMH) under the supervision of the World Federation for Mental Health and the Research Institute for the Study of Man (RISM). The first of its kind in the Caribbean, the comparative study explored local and regional patterns of mental illness and health through a number of influential factors, including migration, occupation, education, marital status, and family history. Source: Records of Census of Mental Hospitals in the Caribbean, Series I, Folder 5 Records of Census of Mental Hospitals in the Caribbean, Series IV, Folder 1
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet
Mixed materials [Box]: 1-2
Call Phrase: RISM RG 10