This paper argues that the impetus for community as against hospital-based care can only be understood in terms of a changing discourse of psychiatry and psychiatric nursing, and especially those forms of thought which have tended to place « illness » in the wings and set its primary sights on behavioural and social « deficits ».
There is a sense, therefore, in which hospital-based practices of psychiatrists and nurses have constituted the source and origin of their own transformation - a transformation in which the rationale of the psychiatric hospital has been eroded.
Mots-clés Pascal : Europe, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Hôpital psychiatrique, Traitement communautaire, Désinstitutionnalisation, Homme, Irlande, Système santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Europe, Public health organization, Mental health, Psychiatric hospital, Community treatment, Desinstitutionalization, Human, Ireland, Health system
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Cote : 91-0520721
Code Inist : 002B18G05. Création : 199406.