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Birmingham"s epidemic mortality, 1815-18 and the post-war depression

Birmingham"s epidemic mortality, 1815-18 and the post-war depression

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Published by [s.n.] in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Typescript from course - "Dearth and disease in the early modern Birmingham", held University of Birmingham, Department of Extramural Studies, May 1987.

Other titlesDearth and disease in early modern Birmingham.
Statementresearch by R.C. Farrell... [et al.].
ContributionsFarrell, R. C., University of Birmingham. Department of Extramural Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14308459M

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Cancer was regarded as purely a female disorder in the 18th century as the common ones, breast and cervical cancer, were often obvious.

At the same time most cancers were misdiagnosed as consumption or old age, and until fatal blood loss due to cervical cancer in post-menopausal women was called menstruation of old age—a marvel but also a portent of death.

From the late s onwards can be dated a continuous national trend of falling mortality levels: the modern mortality decline. Mortality among older children and younger adults fell first. National expectation of life at birth (see box) rose significantly above 40 years — probably for the first time ever — reaching 45 years for males and Cited by: 5.

Mortality rates of men and women aged 25–44 years (Fig. 2B) declined sharply during the recession of –, but were either stagnant or increasing during the rest of the s, reaching peaks either in ora year of strong economic growth, in all age all these demographic groups, mortality declined during the early s, coinciding with the Great Depression, and Cited by: The epidemic of killed Queen Mary II, and it has been estimated that during the 18th century 13% of each generation perished from smallpox.

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studies of prevalence and 10 of incidence of depression worldwide have been published over the last 10 years. These are reviewed by region, Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa divided into those with clinically‐based diagnosis and those using scale cut scores.

The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump, was a Birminghams epidemic mortality of national economic downturn in the s, which had its origins in the global Great was Britain's largest and most profound economic depression of the 20th century.

The Great Depression originated in the United States in late and quickly spread to the world. Epidemiological data are reviewed on the prevalence, course, socio-demographic correlates, and societal costs of major depression throughout the world.

Major depression is estimated in these surveys to be a commonly occurring disorder. Although estimates of lifetime prevalence and course vary substantially across countries for reasons that could involve both substantive and methodological.

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adjusted mortality data for France and corresponding unadjusted official data for England and Wales (Figure 1). The military population of France has been included in the calcula-tions of the mortality surface, and this has led to significant peaks in mortality during both wars (Vallin, ).

Epidemiological studies show that depression is the most common mental disorder in man. Up to 4 % of men and 8 % of women suffer from a clinically significant depressive disorder, while depressive symptoms are much more common.

The occurrence of depression is associated with factors such as age, marital status, social class, and social conditions. Between and a severe furuncle epidemic, which may have been a mild case of the plague, occurred in Europe, America, and South Africa and resulted in some people dying.

CANCRUM OTIS was a destructive ulcer that could erode the cheek, lips, tongue, palate, or. His family was greatly effected by the Great Depression.

The depression was felt all over the world but mainly in the States were the Words; 4 Pages; Return Depression Economics "The Return of Depression Economics" by Paul Krugman Summary: This is a 5-page book review of the book "The Return of Depression Economics" by Paul Krugman.

The HIV/AIDS epidemic began in and continues to the present day, although the scariest moments happened during the s when the world became informed of its existence.

So far, this virus has caused the death of 39 million people. By the s, HIV was believed to infect somebody on every continent. Rare lung infections, rapidly advancing.

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When many of the same people engage in mood-punishing routines that feature too little sleep, light, and physical activity, you have the seedbeds of the depression epidemic.

Psychotherapy and Mood Science. Mood science presents new ways to understand the depression epidemic by taking a. Infant mortality in Germany reached a peak during the s and s at a time of extensive industrialization.

A gradual decline in mortality rates followed, although the trend was not apparent in Prussia as a whole until the early 20th century. By this time, urban infant mortality was lower than the national average and in rural areas in general.

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ChildReviews:. The epidemiology of depression has been studied across the sion is a major cause of morbidity worldwide, as the epidemiology has shown. Lifetime prevalence estimates vary widely, from 3% in Japan to 17% in the United States. Epidemiological data shows higher rates of depression in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and America than in other countries.

Objectives UK Biobank is a landmark cohort of overparticipants which will be used to investigate genetic and non-genetic risk factors for a wide range of adverse health outcomes.

This is the first study to systematically assess the prevalence and validity of proposed criteria for probable mood disorders within the cohort (major depression and bipolar disorder).

Methods This was a.Others thought that depression was caused by an internal conflict between unacceptable impulses and a person's conscience. Advances in general medical knowledge caused other scientists to believe in and search for organic (physical) causes of depression.

Towards the beginning of the s, new therapies for depression were developed.