When Patients Run the Show: The Sderot Psychiatric Center's Puppet Theater/Commentary
Katz, Adriana, Hadas, Ruth, Beck, Tamar, Benjamin, Jonathan, et al., The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Adriana Katz, MD,1 Ruth Hadas, RN, BA,1 Tamar Beck, MA,1 Jonathan Benjamin, MD,1,2 and Shimon Scharf, MD, MPH1,2
1 Barzilai Medical Center, Ministry of Health, Ashkelon, Israel
2 Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
Abstract: Psychiatric rehabilitation combats the damaging effects of mental illness on living, occupational and social skills, and strives to help patients lead creative and fulfilling lives. Medical and social changes, as well as financial pressure, have all increased the need for community rather than institutional rehabilitation. New philosophical emphases highlight patient self-actualization and …
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Publication information: Article title: When Patients Run the Show: The Sderot Psychiatric Center's Puppet Theater/Commentary. Contributors: Katz, Adriana - Author, Hadas, Ruth - Author, Beck, Tamar - Author, Benjamin, Jonathan - Author, et al. - Author. Journal title: The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences. Volume: 41. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2004. Page number: 61+. © Gefen Publishing House Ltd. 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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