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Community Mental Health

Toward a Behavioral-Ecological Perspective
  • Abraham M. Jeger
  • Robert S. Slotnick

Abstract

Behavioral-ecology represents a perspective on people and their environments, one that guides theory, research, and practice in the behavioral sciences. It is an evolving orientation that is characterized by a general set of assumptions, principles, and values, rather than a single theory or set of specific methods. In this volume we develop the behavioral-ecological perspective as a conceptual framework for community mental health. The framework is offered to guide the development of a knowledge base for community mental health interventions.

Keywords

Mental Health Mental Health Problem Community Mental Health Community Psychology Community Mental Health Center 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abraham M. Jeger
    • 1
  • Robert S. Slotnick
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Resources Development CenterNew York Institute of TechnologyOld WestburyUSA

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