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Some aphorisms of psychiatric rehabilitation

  • Douglas Bennett (a1)
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During my years in rehabilitation and community psychiatry I have picked up a number of aphorisms which I believe enshrine some of the lasting truths in this field. I have always liked Albert Kushlik's remarks about doctors as the “hit and run” staff in terms of the duration of their contact with patients. But over the years other aphorisms have been brought to my attention by colleagues or students, although I can claim to have coined a couple myself.

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Correspondence: 5 Mill Lane, Iffley, Oxford OX4 4EJ
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Bulmer, M. (1987) The Social Basis of Community Care. London: Allen and Unwin.
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BJPsych Bulletin
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