Community Mental Health Journal

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 281–284 | Cite as

The challenge of community child psychiatry

  • Morton B. Newman
Articles

Abstract

The effective practice of community child psychiatry requires an understanding of the reality in which the work is performed. Programs and practices result as much from the requirements of the situation as from the mental health workers' preformed notions of good professional work. The various realities of a specific community psychiatric clinic for children are described and their impact on clinical practice noted.

Keywords

Public Health Mental Health Clinical Practice Health Worker Child Psychiatry 

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© Behavioral Publications, Inc. 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morton B. Newman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Lexington
  2. 2.Tufts University School of MedicineBoston

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