Assertive Community Treatment: A Comparative Study Between Independent and Dependent Living
Type of Culminating Activity
Master of Health Science, Health Policy
Margaret J. Miller
James T. Girvan
Prior to the 1950s, individuals in the United States with chronically disabling psychiatric illnesses were hospitalized. The hospitalizations took place for years or entire lifetimes in facilities less conducive to rehabilitation than to forced isolation and control (Stein & Test, 1980).
Farner, Kirby L., "Assertive Community Treatment: A Comparative Study Between Independent and Dependent Living" (2001). Boise State University Theses and Dissertations. 1200.