The Improvement of the Level of Staffing in Mental Hospitals in the Course of Further Reduction of Beds — A Conceptional and a Political Issue

  • Peter Kruckenberg


Professionals in mental health services are always running the risk to become part of the problem that they are to solve. Patients, relatives, different groups and institutions of society confront them with contradictory demands which are often symptomatic of the individual disease, of the disturbed communication in the family of of pathogenic living conditions.


Mental Health Service Mental Hospital Rehabilitation Unit Therapeutic Work Staffing Requirement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Kruckenberg
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  1. 1.Psychiatrische Klinik IZKH Bremen-OstBremen 44Deutschland

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