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Soldier, Elder, Prisoner, Ward: Psychotropics in the Era of Transinstitutionalization

50 Years After Deinstitutionalization: Mental Illness in Contemporary Communities

ISBN: 978-1-78560-403-4, eISBN: 978-1-78560-402-7

ISSN: 1057-6290

Publication date: 4 July 2016

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This is the first synthesis and interpretive review of psychotropic use patterns across institutional systems in the United States. This chapter will be of value to medical sociologists, mental health professionals and administrators, pharmacologists, health system pharmacists, and sociological theorists.

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Hatch, A.R., Xavier-Brier, M., Attell, B. and Viscarra, E. (2016), "Soldier, Elder, Prisoner, Ward: Psychotropics in the Era of Transinstitutionalization", 50 Years After Deinstitutionalization: Mental Illness in Contemporary Communities (Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 17), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 291-317. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1057-629020160000017010

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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