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Reformed public mental health by law 81: critiques and prospectives
Journal Title: GRUPPI 
Author/s: Edvige Facchi, Giuseppe Cardamone 
Year:  2017 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  9 Pg. 41-49 FullText PDF:  176 KB
DOI:  10.3280/GRU2017-001003
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Law 81/2014 on the overcoming of the Psychiatric Judicial Hospital, directly and indirectly modifies not only the operations and practices (in organizational terms, resource redistribution, and pathways) of Public Health Services, but also modifies the knowledge dimension and the social care/control relationship. Through the analysis of the present historical, socio-economic and anthropological moment, the comparative process between the overcoming of the Psychiatric Hospital and the overcoming of the Psychiatric Judicial Hospital, the analysis of the ethical values, the potentialities but also the criticalities connected with the way in which legislation has been legislated and enforced, it is stated that public mental health, reformed by law 81 and other changes in the act, can maintain its dignity and therapeutic value and a cure capacity only if authentically refocused as Mental Health of Communities.
Keywords: Psychiatric Judicial Hospital, Law 81/2014, Deinstitutionalization, Mental Health of Communities.

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Edvige Facchi, Giuseppe Cardamone, Reformed public mental health by law 81: critiques and prospectives in "GRUPPI" 1/2017, pp. 41-49, DOI:10.3280/GRU2017-001003


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