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Papers read at the fiftieth annual meeting of the American Psychopathological Association in February 1960 make up the text of this book. Statistical considerations by Marks (based on life insurance data), and by Pollock, Locke, and Kramer (based on a variety of institutional data), show that the incidence of mental diseases in old people, which has risen regularly and sharply in this country for the first five decades of this century, leveled off in the decade 1950 to 1959 and may even be declining. Marks mentions improvements in general medical care; Pollock gives some credit to improved conditions in living;
Psychopathology of Aging.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:1044. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-6-1044_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(6):1044.
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