Developmental Issues and Intervention Strategies in a Community Mental Health Center in Greece

  • M. Madianos
  • C. Stefanis


Community Psychiatry has been considered as an effective alternative to traditional mental hospitalization in the postwar era1. Community mental health services “provide a complete new range of care in the community, with strong emphasis on prevention”2 and as Foley3 points out “the impact of the Community Mental Health Center movements has been felt in all sectors of the psychiatric profession, both public and private”.


Community Mental Health Community Psychiatry Community Mental Health Service Developmental Issue Athens Great Area 
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    R.Glasscote, D. Sanders, H. Forstenzer and A. Foley, “The Community Mental Health Center,” A.P.A., Washington D.C. (1964).Google Scholar
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    C.Stefanis and M. Madianos, Mental health care delivery system in Greece: A critical over-view, in: “Aspects of Preventive Psychiatry,” G. N. Christodoulou, ed., Bibliotheca Psychiat. 160, Karger, Basel (1981)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Madianos
    • 1
  • C. Stefanis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Eginition HospitalAthens UniversityAthensGreece

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