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ERIC Number: EJ030416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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College Students as Companions to Long Term Mental Hospital Patients: Some Considerations
Fischer, Edward H.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 35, 3, 308-310, Dec '70
Student volunteers each visited a mental hospital patient one hour a week, for an average of 18 weeks. Students' ratings of certain aspects of patients' appearance and behavior correlated with psychiatric aides' ratings of patients' contact." Students' discouragement in relating to chronic patients might be lessened if experienced students were assigned to them and if periods of companionship were shortened. (Author)
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