TITLE

Comprehensive integrated primary mental health care in South Africa. The need for a shift in the discourse of care

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, Inge
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
South African Journal of Psychology;Dec98, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effectiveness of a mental health care program which contradicts a comprehensive plan used to identify and manage psychiatric disorders in South Africa. Proposal for a change in the biomedical discourse for patient and health care provider; Understanding of the practice of power relations and knowledge construction; Search for an alternative mode of treatment.
ACCESSION #
1517250

 

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