ERIC Number: EJ421012
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Ethical Issues in the Deinstitutionalization of Clients with Mental Disorders.
Polcin, Douglas L.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v12 n4 p446-57 Oct 1990
Claims that mental health counseling has not paid sufficient attention to the deinstitutionalization of clients in psychiatric hospitals or to their treatment in community programs. Describes the relevance of several key ethical principles in treating these clients in the community. Discusses conflicting interests of clients, politicians, funding sources, and professionals. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A