Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010
Boston (Mass.) - Chamberlin discusses the vague usage of the word "empowerment," especially in regards to psychiatric rehabilitation, lays out some qualities of empowerment, and discusses these qualities in detail to try to uncover some practical ways to increase psychiatric empowerment.
1980 Jan. 6
Boston (Mass.) - Speculates on the way mental health will be treated in the 1990s, with an emphasis on use of drugs; there are less psychiatrists and less patients, with the possibility of the "banishment of many forms of mental illness in the 1980s." Chamberlin is briefly referenced along with her book "On Our Own" where she talks about how hopefully there will be growing acceptance of patients' rights and more money... more
Boston (Mass.) - A series of different view points on the issue of deinstitutionalization from the New England Journal of Human Services. Chamberlin discusses the movement towards deinstitutionalization started as a result of political forces and was not motivated by the needs of patients. Nayman, a health care specialist, believes deinstitutionalization must move towards upgrading the institution with a well-managed ... more
1980 June 23
Knox, Richard A.
Boston (Mass.) - On a law passed through legislature and signed by Governor Edward J. King which keeps alleged and proven cases of malpractice, fraud or other unethical acts hidden from the public.