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Staff attitudes toward decentralization of outpatient services in an urban mental health center

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Correspondence to Dr. Catherine Harakal St. Clair.

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The authors would like to express their appreciation to Stanley Silver and Michael Goldstein for assistance in data analysis.

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St. Clair, C.H., Greenspan, J. Staff attitudes toward decentralization of outpatient services in an urban mental health center. Am J Commun Psychol 2, 291–301 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00880850

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Keywords

  • Mental Health
  • Social Psychology
  • Health Center
  • Health Psychology
  • Outpatient Service