Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Mentally ill -- Family relationships, Families, Psychiatric hospitals
1 online resource (130 p.)
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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Audette, Jean Pelosi and Jossy, Phyllis J., "Assessment of the needs of the families of the hospitalized mentally ill" (1978). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2746.