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From Asylum to Community: Mental Health Policy in Modern America

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The distinguished historian of medicine Gerald Grob analyzes the post-World War II policy shift that moved many severely mentally ill patients from large state hospitals to nursing homes, families, and subsidized hotel rooms--and also, most disastrously, to the streets. On the eve of the war, public mental hospitals were the chief element in the American mental health system. Responsible for providing both treatment and care and supported by major portions of state budgets, they employed more than two-thirds of the members ...

From Asylum to Community: Mental Health Policy in Modern America 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691631264

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From Asylum to Community: Mental Health Policy in Modern America 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691601618

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From Asylum to Community: Mental Health Policy in Modern America 1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691047904

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