Psychosocial rehabilitation of schizophrenic patients in France.
The rehabilitation of patients with long-term psychiatric disorders. Strasbourg FRA, 1993/11/19.
The authors examine the situation of rehabilitation of schizophrenic patients in France.
After describing the methodology of their survey, the results are given.
The housing facilities include halfway houses, « therapeutic » flats.
The rehabilitation facilities include outpatient clinics with vocational units and rehabilitation centres such as vocational centres and sheltered workshops.
In addition, a few centres provide placement and follow-up in the workplace.
This type of centre is a recent innovation which helps stabilized schizophrenic patients find a regular job.
The Fondation Santé des Etudiants de France (the health foundation of French students) deserves particular mention because it provides rehabilitation to high school and university students.
In the discussion, the authors emphasize the insufficient number of such facilities, due to French psychiatrists only quite recently becoming aware of the importance of rehabilitation, which in turn, leads to insufficient funding of public mental health.
As a result, most of the rehabilitation facilities were created and are now managed by private associations such as Les Croix Marines, UNAFAM, MGEN, Fondation Santé des Etudiants, Route Nouvelle Alsace, CAPPA Clermont-Ferrand, etc.
In addition, their administrative tutelage is so complex that very few new facilities are developed.
In view of their experience, the authors suggest that a large number of vocational centres should be built since they provide an...
Mots-clés Pascal : Schizophrénie, Psychose, Traitement, Rééducation, Réadaptation sociale, Réadaptation socioprofessionnelle, France, Europe, Santé mentale, Logement habitation, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Treatment, Reeducation, Social rehabilitation, Socioprofessional rehabilitation, France, Europe, Mental health, Housing, Human
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