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Mental disease among Jews in New York State.

Benjamin Malzberg

Mental disease among Jews in New York State.

by Benjamin Malzberg

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Published by Intercontinental Medical Book Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Mental health.,
    • Mental illness -- New York (State) -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC444.J4 M3 1960
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 140 p.
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5798370M
      LC Control Number60011073

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Mental disease among Jews in New York State by Benjamin Malzberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Malzberg, Benjamin, Studies of mental disease among Jews. Albany, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, 1.

Acta Psychiatr Scand. ;49(4) Mental disease among Jews in New York State, A study of ethnic variation in by:   Data from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study showed that the overall lifetime rate of psychiatric disorder among Jews did not differ from the rate among non-Jews.

However, there was a significant difference between Jewish and non-Jewish samples when comparing the distribution of specific psychiatric disorders. Compared with Catholics and Protestants, Jews had significantly higher Cited by: Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text.

I. It is impossible to compare relative frequency of mental disease among Jews and non-Jews owing to the absence of fundamental population data concerning these groups. We may expect a continuous growth in the number of Jewish patients. III. The two groups show qualitative differences, as follows: (a) Compared with the non-Jews, the Jews show a higher percentage of functional psychoses Cited by: 2.

Tay–Sachs disease. Tay–Sachs disease, which can present as a fatal illness of children that causes mental deterioration prior to death, was historically extremely common among Ashkenazi Jews, with lower levels of the disease in some Pennsylvania Dutch, Italian, Irish Catholic, and French Canadian descent, especially those living in the Cajun community of Louisiana and the southeastern Quebec.

In the rate was Jews to non-Jews and in among New York City hospitals for mental disease it was Jews to non-Jews. For the individual psychoses psychoses Subject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms see more details the rates were: [img 1Ttif]Cited by: 3.

Benjamin Malzberg has written: 'Mental disease among Jews in New York State' -- subject(s): Jews, Mental health, Mental illness, Statistics 'Statistical studies of mental disease in New York State.

Jews are more subject to diseases of the nervous system than other races and peoples among which they dwell. Hysteria and neuroasthenia appear to be most frequent.

Some physicians of large experience among the Jews have even gone so far as to state that most. 3 B. Malzberg, "The Mental Disease among Jews in Canada: A study of First Admissions to Mental Hospitals, " Albany Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, schizophrenia in New York may be explained by the high concentration of Jews in New York State.

Approximately 40% of all Jews in the United States are concentrated in Greater. Statistical data for the study of mental disease in New York State, (Albany, New York State Dept. of Mental Hygiene, ), by Benjamin Malzberg and New York (State).

Dept. of Mental Hygiene (page images at HathiTrust) The philosophy of spiritualism and the pathology and treatment of mediomania: two lectures. Most of the editorial reviews are self-explanatory - a few things that surprised me: 1.

The hardship that the Great Depression caused for synagogues and other Jewish institutions; I have always taken the financial stability of Jewish institutions for granted, but evidently Jews in Cited by: A analysis of data from the National Institutes of Mental Health found that “the overall lifetime rate of psychiatric disorder did not differ among Jews as compared to non-Jews, even after controlling for demographic factors.” The study did find that Jews suffer from certain mental illnesses at higher rates, including major depression.

Mental Illnesses among American Jews lation in New York City. A more representative demographic study is therefore needed before definite conclusions may be drawn.

The Midtown Manhattan Study revealed that parents' religiosity had the least influence on the Jews in. Multi-State Studies; Family Stories; Consumer Stories; States; Federal Bills. ACA Reform; Guns For Mentally Ill Bill; Helping Families in MH Crisis; MH Reform Act S; Safe Communities Act S; NY / Kendra’s Law.

Overview; Kendra’s Law Info and Studies; Supporters; Analysis and Source Documents; Editorials and Op Eds; Myths; New York. Inwith a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins began recruiting Ashkenazi Jews who were diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Jews are no more likely to develop this illness; schizophrenia appears in about 1% of the world's population. Mental Illness and the Jews Aug 4,AM Edit; New research indicates that mental illness has genetic components and withAmericans hospitalized for mental disease.

Binswanger, Erb, Jolly, Möbius, Löwenfeld, Oppenheim Féré, Charcot, Bauveret, and most of the other specialists in nervous diseases, speak of this in their monographs on neurasthenia and hysteria, and point out that hysteria in the male, which is so rare in other races, is quite frequent among the Jews.

In New York City it has been shown by. Through its focus on representative American Jewish institutions such as the synagogue and the rabbinate and on the sacred ritual life of Orthodox women, New York's Jewish Jews reveals how a self-consciously modern, American, and decidedly middle class Orthodoxy evolved before Cited by: New York City pulled off the biggest such event ever last spring — the Mental Health Weekend of Faith involving 1, houses of worship of almost every conceivable faith, over three days to.

Daniel Smith is the author of the forthcoming book “Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety” (Simon & Schuster, July ). His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, n+1, New York, The New York Times Magazine and elsewhere.

He writes regularly about anxiety at his Web site, The Monkey Mind Chronicles.