AbstractsSocial Work

Social reception cases in a psychiatric hospital.

by Marion. Emerson

Institution: McGill University
Department: School of Social Work.
Degree: Master of Social Work.
Year: 1951
Keywords: Social Work.
Record ID: 1557171
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile118864.pdf


This study at the Allan Memorial Institute of Psychiatry was undertaken to find out what had been accomplished with those cases in which social reception had taken place. Social reception is the process of helping the patient to accept his hospitalization, of relieving his fears and threats to his status in the community, of allowing him to respond to the therapeutic potentialities of living experienced under psychiatric supervision and direction. [...]