Personal networks of ex-mental patients in a Manhattan SRO hotel.

  title={Personal networks of ex-mental patients in a Manhattan SRO hotel.},
  author={Jay Sokolovsky and Carole Cohen and Douglas Berger and Julia Geiger},
  journal={Human organization},
  volume={37 1},
This paper describes the results of the first systematic investigation of ex-mental patients residing in a large Manhattan Single Room Occupancy hotel. Utilizing a "Network Profile" questionnaire, personal interviews, and participant observation, the study focuses on the relationship of social networks to the degree of personality disturbance and the chances of remaining in a nonhospitalized environment. The findings indicate that: (1) schizophrenics have significantly fewer numbers of personal… CONTINUE READING
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