The Family Survival Project for Brain-Damaged Adults and Their Families

  • Dorothy E. Gibson


Historically public social policy in the United States, probably not unlike its development in other countries, has demanded the identification and recognition of a separate group of persons with a specific common problem before any social action is ever considered. We never seem to think very far ahead in anticipation of inequalities and problems nor do we plan for the total population. Thus only after a specific problem is properly labeled, publicized and has a catalyst to keep it publicized, does society begin to take note.


Mental Health Service Pilot Project Family Survival Voucher System Mental Health Association 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dorothy E. Gibson
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  1. 1.American Association for Social PsychiatrySan Francisco State UniversityUSA

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