• Medicine, Psychology
  • Published in Psychiatrische Praxis 1979

[Therapeutic atmosphere in psychiatric wards--an attitudinal study (author's transl)].

  title={[Therapeutic atmosphere in psychiatric wards--an attitudinal study (author's transl)].},
  author={E Engesser and Wolfgang Huber and D Lorenzen},
  journal={Psychiatrische Praxis},
  volume={6 1},
Psychiatric care in the Federal Republic of Germany has been consistently improving in recent years. In many psychiatric institutions therapeutic development has moved away from the "custodian" pattern toward a sociopsychiatric and patientoriented therapy. Those who are mainly concerned with this change, namely, the patients themselves, have so far been approached only rarely to give their opinion about conditions in their ward or to say how they experience and assess the situation in their… CONTINUE READING

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