Dana L. Farnsworth, M.D.
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The mental health of college students has been a concern of some colleges for more than half a century, but for most an awareness of college students' problems has been a recent acquisition. Today the questions raised are numerous. Are suicide rates showing a dramatic increase? Are college students adopting use of drugs—especially the amphetamines and hallucinogens—as a way of life? What motivates the destructive student radicals? Are they mentally ill, or is their apparent fanatic devotion to their cause a purely sociologic phenomenon? What are the main types and causes of morbidity among college students?
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Farnsworth DL. The William C. Menninger Memorial Lecture: College Mental Health and Social Change.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:776. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-776_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):776.
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