A spectre for some, a Mecca for others: The impact of Basaglia in the Netherlands

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Abstract

This chapter analyzes the impact of Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia's movement for Democratic Psychiatry in the Netherlands, in the context of the deinstitutionalization of Dutch mental health care in the 1970s and 1980s.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBasaglia's international legacy
Subtitle of host publicationFrom asylum to community
EditorsTom Burns, John Foot
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter16
Pages257-274
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)978-0-19-884101-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2020

Keywords

  • history of psychiatry
  • Deinstitutionalization
  • NETHERLANDS
  • Democratic psychiatry

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