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By Linda Gask

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Across Europe, mental-hospital-bed occupancy dropped by a half although Italy proved to be the most radical when in 1978 under Law 180, championed by the radical psychiatrist Franco Basaglia, it passed a law making further admission of people to mental hospital illegal. In the United States only one-fifth of patients remained in mental hospitals by the mid-1980s. qxd 5/21/04 26 2:34 PM Page 26 A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRY took on a different meaning with an emphasis on a public health model of community mental health and the prevention of mental illness.

At Mill Hill some of the earliest experiments with small and large group therapy were tried out on service personnel. qxd 22 5/21/04 2:34 PM Page 22 A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRY Hill group was asked to take over a unit in Dartford, Kent, for the treatment of returning prisoners-of-war with combat fatigue. Maxwell Jones went on to found what would later become the Henderson Hospital, probably the most famous therapeutic community in the world. Tom Main similarly went on to run the Cassel hospital.

This approach is called ‘consultation-liaison’ or ‘shared-care’ and is indicative of a trend towards integrating mental health and primary care that has been apparent in Europe, the United States and Australia for the last forty years (Craven and Bland 2002). Professional organizations In the USA and the UK the key professional organizations for psychiatrists have a long history. The Royal College of Psychiatrists started life as the ‘Association for Medical Officers of Asylums and Hospitals for the Insane’, but the title was later changed to the Medico-Psychological Association, and in 1971 to the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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