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Physique, Personality and Mental Illness in Southern Chinese Women

  • K. Singer (a1), F. Lieh-Mak (a1) and M. L. Ng (a1)

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A number of anthropometric measurements were made on Southern Chinese women. These were 317 schizophrenics, 44 with affective disorder, 47 neurotics and normal controls. All groups and sub-groups compared were matched for mean age and socio-economic status. It was found that the intercorrelations between body build, personality and type of mental illness were on the whole similar to those reported for Caucasians.

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Physique, Personality and Mental Illness in Southern Chinese Women

  • K. Singer (a1), F. Lieh-Mak (a1) and M. L. Ng (a1)
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