Year: 1986 Source: Markham, Ontario: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1986. p.424-450 SIEC No: 19890368

A short introduction to the concepts of mental health/illness & mental illness processes, & the explication of conceptual orientation for evaluating & understanding estimates of mental health/illness is followed by a review of the literature on aging & mental health/illness, relevant Canadian data, comments on the state of the field, & implications for policy & programs. 61 refs.