Chapter 5. Place and its Influence on Health and Well-Being

  1. Jim Orford Professor Emeritus Head

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch5

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

How to Cite

Orford, J. (2008) Place and its Influence on Health and Well-Being, in Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch5

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470855935

Online ISBN: 9780470773154

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Keywords:

  • conceptual and political individualism;
  • socioeconomic deprivation;
  • Drug addiction;
  • suicide mortality;
  • deprivation and parasuicide admission rate;
  • adolescent educational attainment;
  • labour market outcomes;
  • early sexual activity and pregnancy;
  • drug use and crime;
  • socioeconomic status (SES)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evidence for the influence of area on health and well-being

  • How neighbourhoods may (fail to) meet local health needs