This book studies the relationship between institutionalism and schizophrenia in the lives of mental patients. The interesting approach to the positive and negative effects of institutionalisation on schizophrenics will give this book a wide readership in psychiatry, social psychology and the social sciences as well as among social workers, nurses and occupational therapists.Table of Contents 1. Disease and the social environment2. The design of the study and methods of measurement3. The three mental hospitals4. The nature of institutionalism in mental hospitals5. Differences between the hospitals in 19606. Changes in patients and environment, 1960–19647. Changes in the three hospital compared, 1960–19688. The numerical data illustrated by a descriptive account of selected wards and representative patients9. Comparative survey of schizophrenic patients in an American county hospital, 196410. Institutionalism and schizophrenia: summary, discussion and conclusions.
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Titolo: Institutionalism and Schizophrenia - A Comparative Study of Three Mental Hospitals 1960 - 1968
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 14x21 cm