Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

The Personality and Mental Health of Flat Dwellers

  • N. C. Moore (a1)

Summary

The proportion of persons with neurotic personalities in flats was not significantly greater than that in houses. Extraversion was not correlated with psychiatric illness or with the tendency to consult a doctor. Flat dwelling, but not house dwelling, was sufficient stress for neurotic personalities to cause, among them, an increase in clinical psychiatric illness. The resulting increase in the overall level of psychiatric illness of all flat dwellers was too small to be significantly greater than that of all house dwellers.

Copyright

References

Hide All
Bond, M. R. (1971) The relation of pain to the Eysenck Personality Inventory, Cornell Medical Index and Whiteley Index of Hypochondriosis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 119, 671—8.
Brodman, K., Erdmann, A. J. & Wolff, H. G. (1956) Manual of the Cornell Medical Index Health Questionnaire. New York.
Eysenck, H. J. & Eysenck, Sybil B. G. (1964) Manual of the Eysenck Personality Inventory. London: University of London Press.
Eysenck, H. J. & Eysenck Sybil, B. G. (1969) Personality Structure and Measurement. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Hall, P. (1964) Moving house in the aetiology of psychiatric symptoms. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 57, 83—6.
Kessel, W. I. N. (1960) Psychiatric morbidity in a London general practice. British Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine, 14, 1622.
Moore, N. C. (1974) Psychiatric illness and living in flats. British Journal of Psychiatry, 125, 500—7.
Moore, N. C. (1975) Social aspects of flat dwelling. Public Health, 89, 109—15.
Tauss, W. (1964) Maudsley Personality Inventory, neurosis and stress. Psychological Reports, 14, 461—2.

The Personality and Mental Health of Flat Dwellers

  • N. C. Moore (a1)

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.