TITLE

It's All in the Mind

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
August 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;8/5/78-8/12/78, Vol. 179 Issue 6/7, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the need for psychiatrists to enhance their image with the public. Image problem discussed at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Atlanta, Georgia; Specific strategies listed by APA for future action; Realization by APA members that psychiatry is faced with a quite hostile media as exemplified in the ABC news documentary entitled "Madness and Medicine"; Image problem traced to the harsh therapies used on very sick patients and the fact that psychiatry is losing its grip on the non-psychotic world.
ACCESSION #
11101932

 

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