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Classics of Community Psychiatry: Fifty Years of Public Mental Health Outside the Hospital

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2013 - Spring


by Michael Rowe, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry; Martha Lawless; Kenneth Thompson, M.D.; and Larry Davidson, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry (Oxford University Press) This collection, which focuses on the American experience, contains 45 texts exploring the history of deinstitutionalization and the community mental health center movement; the community support model; and current conceptualizations of recovery from mental illness.

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