Hospital Dependency: An Existing Concept

Praharaj, Samir Kumar (2010) Hospital Dependency: An Existing Concept. Psychiatria Danubina, 22 (4). pp. 548-549.

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Chronically institutionalized patients demonstrate a behavioral pattern characterized by unwillingness to get discharged from the hospital and severe anxiety during such attempts leading to continued hospitalization. These patients usually have poor selfconcept and low evaluation in getting employment, which requires vocational rehabilitation. To prevent this, mental health professionals should make active efforts to develop a favorable attitude of the chronic mentally ill patients towards their home

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chronic;Institutionalization;Hospital;Dependence
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2013 05:08
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2013 05:08

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