• Martin Schrenk
Part of the Monographien aus dem Gesamtgebiete der Psychiatrie book series (PSYCHIATRIE, volume 10)


The expression “sick hospital”, which was coined for institutions of clinical medicine in general (Max Kibler), is also applicable to clinical psychiatry. A study of the history of psychiatric institutions will make us better able to observe and evaluate deficiencies and to assess the prospects for reform.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Schrenk
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  1. 1.Universitäts-KlinikenHomburg/SaarGermany

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