An Alternative to Psychiatric Hospitals

By John Read Ph.D.: For Complete Post, Click Here…

  • Traditional, ‘medical model’ approaches to treating psychosis are often ineffective and involve the risk of serious adverse effects.
  • An effective alternative to psychiatric hopitalisation, initiated in California in the 1970s, has been resurrected in Israel.
  • A recent article reports on the successes and challenges of three new Soteria-style houses in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

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