Community control in mental health: How far can it go?

Pedro Ruiz, Manfred Behrens

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Quite far indeed, according to two experts who have been through the fire and water of a famous battle. Contrary to much "expert" opinion, it is possible for consumer representatives of poverty areas to develop a degree of sophistication about what community mental health can and cannot do for them, and to acquire a sense of commitment to the art of the possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-324
Number of pages8
JournalThe Psychiatric Quarterly
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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