Human relations training for psychiatric patients.

  title={Human relations training for psychiatric patients.},
  author={Paul Rothaus and Roger C. B. Morton and D L Johnson and Sidney E. Cleveland and S E Lyle},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
The Patients' Training Laboratory represents a new approach with psychiatric populations. In May, 1961, Robert Morton developed and introduced the first laboratory for open-ward psychiatric patients at the Houston Veterans Administration Hospital. This laboratory was adapted most directly from the instrumented Human Relations Training Laboratory (HRTL) created by Robert Blake and Jane Mouton.1Their work, in turn, originated in the methods of the National Training Laboratory,2best known for its… CONTINUE READING