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The Montreal Neighbourhood Networks and Healthy Aging Panel

2017-12-18 10:22:10 | BioPortfolio

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)

Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.

Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.

The absence of appropriate stimuli in the physical or social environment which are necessary for the emotional, social, and intellectual development of the individual.

The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.

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