Vocational Rehabilitation for Persons with Mental Illness in the People’s Republic of China



This paper is an attempt to describe the vocational rehabilitation services of persons with mental illness in China. It includes work therapy station, mental health services in factories, occupational activities in hospitals, welfare factories, and enterprise based sheltered workshops. Its dilemmas and implications to future development are also mentioned.


vocational rehabilitation mental health services in China 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Social SciencesThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHung HomHong Kong

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