ERIC Number: EJ262700
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Mental Hospitals and Alternative Care: Noninstitutionalization as Potential Public Policy for Mental Patients.
Kiesler, Charles A.
American Psychologist, v37 n4 p349-60 Apr 1982
Reviews 10 studies in which psychiatric patients considered seriously ill were randomly assigned to either inpatient care or some alternative mode of outpatient care. Finds that in no case were the outcomes of hospitalization more positive than alternative treatment. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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