The Gadfly Role of Private Psychiatry


Title:
The Gadfly Role of Private Psychiatry
Creator:
Gorman, Mike
Date:
22 January 1964
Description:
Gorman reflected on the ways in which psychiatrists in private practice and at private psychiatric institutions had, historically, been advocates for humane and competent treatment of the mentally ill. He urged his audience at the National Association of Private Psychiatric Hospitals' 31st Annual Meeting to continue in this role, and help to end insurance carriers' discrimination against those suffering from mental illness.
Location:
Box: 12. Folder: 5
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Insurance, Health and Health Policy
Format:
Text
Extent:
9 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
TGBBBY
NLM ID:
101743403X20
Profiles Collection:
The Mike Gorman Papers
Story Section:
Continuing the Mental Health Crusade, 1964-1973