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Understanding and Helping the Schizophrenic: A Guide for

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Both units strive to help patients return to the community as soon as possible, and ensure the supports are in place to make this transition as smooth as possible. It accepts the use of the scientific method, and generally rejects Introspection as a valid method of investigation, unlike phenomenological methods such as Freudian psychology. Raelene is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of St.

Pages: 239

Publisher: Basic Books; First Edition edition (July 1979)

ISBN: 0465088554

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