ERIC Number: EJ258854
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Psychiatric Deinstitutionalization: A Sociocultural Analysis.
Estroff, Sue E.
Journal of Social Issues, v37 n3 p116-32 Sum 1981
Reviews experiences of psychiatric patients in the community. Argues that deinsitutionalization and community treatment of the most needy patients have failed because these movements did not address the sociocultural reasons for institutionalization. Presents economic, clinical, and social hypotheses about why failures have occurred. (Author/MJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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