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The REBECKA-Project: A Short Summary

  • Lena Andersson
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Abstract

RFPB (Riksföreningen för Psykotiska Barn), the Swedish National Society for Psychotic Children, was founded in 1973 by a group of parents. Today the RFPB has about 2000 members in 20 counties. Half of the members are relatives, the others are professionals. There has always been a close collaboration between parents and professionals in our society. On the board there are members of both categories.

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