By Abraham A. Weinberg
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The frequency of affective psychoses does not change, but schizophreniform psychoses seem to occur more frequently. (c) Migrants suffering from endogenic psychoses often had had an attack of that illness before migration. (d) Migration may exert an unfavourable influence on mental health. (e) The second generation of immigrants, and to a lesser degree their third generation, suffer more from delinquency than the immigrants themselves, who generally show no greater or even smaller incidence of delinquency than the native population.
Malzberg, in collaboration with Lee, published in 1956 a detailed and critical survey on the basis of the same material. In connection with 0degaard's investigation of first admissions to mental hospitals in Norway it is of interest to note that migration differences were clearly established. For total psychoses and for each of the groups of psychoses examined separately, the rates for natives born outside the state were in general intermediate between those for persons born in New York State and for interstate immigrants, usually being closer to the former.
Many sufferers from these illnesses never become hospitalized since this is not only dependent on the seriousness of the disease. Factors such as the relationship existing between the family and the patient, housing and personnel facilities, economic conditions necessary for home treatment, are often decisive in this respect. Very often immigrant families are not in a position to care properly for their mental patients. Single and isolated immigrant patients more often become public charges than those living with their families.
Migration and Belonging: A Study of Mental Health and Personal Adjustment in Israel by Abraham A. Weinberg