Date of Award

1978

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

Physical Description

1 online resource (130 p.)

Subjects

Mentally ill -- Family relationships, Families, Psychiatric hospitals

DOI

10.15760/etd.2747

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the special needs of the families of hospitalized mental patients. The study focused upon the time prior to and including the decision to hospitalize a mentally ill family member. Particularly, the researchers wished to examine the stresses that the family encountered in attempting to deal with a disturbed member as well as their concerns regarding psychiatric hospitalization and the effect which it had upon the family.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/17030

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