Of cigarettes and flat tires

Raji, Mukaila A.
February 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p505
Academic Journal
Describes how residents at the Ocean View Nursing Home in Texas deal with depression caused by loneliness and boredom. Diagnosis for the case of Mrs. Dean, one of the residents; Significance of group activities to the patients; Impact of the lack of activities on the residents.


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