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Why community mental health centers were started
- Walter E. Barton M.D.
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Walter E. Barton, M. D., is currently a professor (active emeritus) in the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School. He was the APA representative in the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health and a member of the “Braceland” Committee. Dr. Barton was president of the American Psychiatric Association (1961–1962) and its medical director in 1963, and worked actively to implement the recommendations of the JCMIH.
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- Why community mental health centers were started
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research
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