Formerly chief, Anthropology Service, Veterans Administration Hospital, Downey, Illinois.
A REVITALIZATION MOVEMENT IN THE MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONS*
Article first published online: 24 MAR 2010
1966 American Orthopsychiatric Association
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume 36, Issue 1, pages 111–118, January 1966
How to Cite
BORMAN, L. D. (1966), A REVITALIZATION MOVEMENT IN THE MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONS. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 36: 111–118. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.1966.tb02297.x
Presented at the 1965 annual meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, New York, New York.
- Issue published online: 24 MAR 2010
- Article first published online: 24 MAR 2010
Much of the continuing ferment among the mental health professionals involving aspects of the therapeutic community as well as social and community psychiatry can be viewed as a revitalization movement. This is a kind of culture change based on the creative stirring of disillusioned individuals to reform both their professions and the institutional and community settings in which they practice.