The mental health visitor and psychiatric after-care.

  • Barry J Auld
  • Published 1977 in The Medical journal of Australia


The results of a project, originating in South Australia, designed to assist the discharge of psychiatric patients are described. The project introduced a new category of mental health worker, the mental health visitor. These mature-age "subprofessionals" attached to social work departments after a brief, specific, in-service training, have worked closely… (More)


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