Four Decades of Community Mental Health: A Symphony in Four Movements

David L. Cutler, Joseph Bevilacqua, Bentson McFarland

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Abstract

The authors present a detailed chronological discussion of the evolution of community mental health care in the United States with emphasis on the period of the 40 years since the passage of the Community Mental Health Centers Construction Act of October 31, 1963.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-398
Number of pages18
JournalCommunity Mental Health Journal
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2003

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Keywords

  • Community mental health centers
  • Funding
  • Mental illness
  • Rehabilitation

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Professions(all)

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Four Decades of Community Mental Health : A Symphony in Four Movements. / Cutler, David L.; Bevilacqua, Joseph; McFarland, Bentson.

In: Community Mental Health Journal, Vol. 39, No. 5, 10.2003, p. 381-398.

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Cutler, David L. ; Bevilacqua, Joseph ; McFarland, Bentson. / Four Decades of Community Mental Health : A Symphony in Four Movements. In: Community Mental Health Journal. 2003 ; Vol. 39, No. 5. pp. 381-398.
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