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Community Psychiatry in Scotland

  • Prem C. Misra

Abstract

Over the past two generations most developed countries have witnessed a growing interest in psychological medicine. By acknowledging that the scientific study of abnormal behaviour need not be confined to the inmates of mental institutions and prisons, society has sanctioned a new set of attitudes which have led to a metamorphosis of the alieniest into the psychiatrist, the asylum into the mental hospital and the lunatic into a psychiatric patient.

Keywords

Psychiatric Patient Community Care Mental Hospital Community Psychiatry Royal Commission 
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References

  1. 1.
    D. Bennett, C. Fox, T. Jowell, A. C. R. Skynner, Brit. J. Psychiat. 129: 73 (1976).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    R. R. Grinker, in: “American Handbook of Psychiatry,” D. A. Hamburg, K. H. Brodie, ed., Basic Books, New York (1975).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Prem C. Misra
    • 1
  1. 1.Acorn Street Day HospitalBridgeton, GlasgowScotland

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