You are not currently logged in.
Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
The Restructuring of Psychiatric Care in Latin America: A New Policy for Mental Health Services
Itzhak Levav, Helena Restrepo and Carlyle Guerra de Macedo
Journal of Public Health Policy
Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring, 1994), pp. 71-85
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan Journals
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3342608
Page Count: 15
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Mental health, Psychiatric services, Psychiatric hospitals, Mental health services, Health policy, Disorders, Mental health programs, Civil rights, Countries, Health care services
Were these topics helpful?See something inaccurate? Let us know!
Select the topics that are inaccurate.
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
This article discusses the epidemiologic and programmatic bases for action as well as the political, historical and technical background for "The Initiative for Restructuring of Psychiatric Care in Latin America." It discusses also the broad implications of this health policy, the modus operandi of its implementation and monitoring, and the chief obstacles that it has encountered. Lastly, it briefly sketches the results obtained thus far.
Journal of Public Health Policy © 1994 Palgrave Macmillan Journals