Community Mental Health Journal

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 281–286

The university and community mental health: A new trend?

  • Harvey A. Farberman

DOI: 10.1007/BF01434413

Cite this article as:
Farberman, H.A. Community Ment Health J (1973) 9: 281. doi:10.1007/BF01434413


Community psychiatry is neither a simple social control system nor one that is expanding. Rather, it is a system that may well he retrenching and on a new institutional base, that is, the university campus. This raises questions about the emergence of a new academic medical elite and the subservience of ever larger sectors of the university to the goals of public social welfare.

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© Behavioral Publications, Inc. 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harvey A. Farberman
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Social WelfareState University of New York at Stony BrookNew York