Experience of a Mobile Unit in a Greek Rural Community Mental Health Centre

  • C. S. Ierodiakonou


Greek psychiatric services have been characterized till recently by their centralization.Athens and Thessaloniki, the two big cities with a total of approximately 4 million people, out of the country’s 10 millions, have been housing 75% of the psychiatric beds. Twenty out of the 52 districts have no psychiatric personnel either in the local city hospitals or the insurance outpatient services.


Primary Health Care Home Visit Community Mental Health Centre Mobile Unit Primary Health Care System 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. S. Ierodiakonou
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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