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Beyond the Hospital: Experiences of People Living in the Community with Mental Illness

Synopsis
Shows the experiences of people who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia who are using mental health services. The nine sequences cover reflections on hospital, medication, relatives’ experiences, becoming independent, housing, relationships outside hospital and the nature of the illness. The package aims to give a broad view of the support and services needed for people suffering from schizophrenia to obtain a good quality of life in the community.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; 2 videocassettes. Standard format. col. 59, 66 min.
Year of production
1988
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Documentation
Accompanying 16-page trainer’s booklet.
Uses
Nurses, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists and all involved in community mental health.
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
community health services; mental illness; schizophrenia

Credits

Producer
Geoff Griffiths; Peter Barham

Production Company

Name

Dialogue Four Projects

Distributor

Name

Pavilion Publishing Ltd

Email
info@pavpub.com
Web
http://www.pavpub.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01273 623 222
Fax
0844 880 5062
Address
Richmond House
Richmond Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 3RL
Notes
Print and video/DVD-based training materials on topics in health and social care. Areas covered include learning disability, mental health, young people and children, drugs and alcohol, vulnerable adults, and older people.

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