Is space bad for your health? The relationship between crowding in the home and emotional distress in women. / Gabe, Jonathan; Williams, P.

In: Sociology of Health and Illness , Vol. 8, No. 4, 1986, p. 351-371.

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Is space bad for your health? The relationship between crowding in the home and emotional distress in women. / Gabe, Jonathan; Williams, P.

In: Sociology of Health and Illness , Vol. 8, No. 4, 1986, p. 351-371.

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Gabe, Jonathan ; Williams, P. / Is space bad for your health? The relationship between crowding in the home and emotional distress in women. In: Sociology of Health and Illness . 1986 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 351-371.

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