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Mental Hygiene Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R745
Discovery Miles 7 450
Mental Hygiene Volume 1 (Paperback): National Committee for Hygiene

Mental Hygiene Volume 1 (Paperback)

National Committee for Hygiene

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...individuals can be dealt with without any consideration of the psychiatric needs. It may not be possible at the present time to organize a single institution of sufficient size, both in regard to the number of beds and the number of officers, to properly deal with the psychopathic needs of a large community. It will be necessary, therefore, for co-operation of effort on the part of state, county and city, so that the psychiatric service may be made available to the general public and to the courts, police, jails, schools, and relief organizations, both public and private. In times of peace this might be a difficult problem. When the country is at war, it should be easier. A large psychopathic hospital under state authority can serve as a nucleus around which are grouped all the activities of the community regarding psychiatric service. The workers in the courts and schools may be co-ordinated with the psychopathic hospital staff regardless of the source whence they draw their salary. The unattached psychiatrist who wishes to render a public service to the country in time of war will find an opportunity for sharing in the work of such an institution either in the dispensary attached to the psychopathic hospital, or the dispensaries or wards of the general hospitals, or in connection with the police, the jails and the courts. In the work of prevention and in the treatment of the early cases, one of the most important instruments available is social service in its various specialties. With the increasing dependency and delinquency which is the inevitable result of war, the provisions that the state can make or those of the private philanthropies, will unquestionably be entirely inadequate. It is here above all that the unattached psychiatrist can be of the gre...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: National Committee for Hygiene
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 260
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-20224-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-20224-4
Barcode: 9781236202246

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