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Study Report

Study Number: SA-008-002-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1976

Subject Area: Attitudes Toward Self and Society

Bibliographic Citation: Americans view their mental health, 1976.  [machine-readable data file] / Douvan, Elizabeth  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7948

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 3 volumes hard copy(2 of them shared with SA-008-003).

Abstract: Funded in 1975 by the National Institute of Mental Health, this data collection proposed to assess the quality of American life and to influence national policy aimed at enhancing mental health resources. In this collection are 262 variables which were also included in Americans View Their Mental Health, 1957. In addition, extensive information was collected concerning help-seeking, the readiness of people to use professional help, the particular helpers they used, referral mechanisms, and evaluation of help received. There are 2,264 cases and approximately 850 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: career goals. divorce. jobs. leisure. marriage. membership. mental health. occupations. quality of life. social attitudes and behavior. social indicators. work. United States.

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