Homesickness and Psychosomatic Disease

  • Dan G. Hertz


From the beginning of human history to the present day, man has migrated. People who relocate, whether by choice or involuntarily, are attracting growing attention, nationally and internationally. The problems of migrants are of major interest to studies correlating socio-cultural factors with physical and emotional health. These studies reflect a wide variety of methods and approaches and include ethno-psychiatric studies, sociological investigations, epidemiological and clinical studies of individuals and groups exposed to the stresses of environmental change.


Student Nurse Depressive Reaction Psychosomatic Disease Sexual Avertanes Sociological Investigation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan G. Hertz
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  1. 1.Psychiatry Clinic Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical SchoolHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael

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