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Involuntary hospitalization of the psychiatric patient: should it be abolished?

Series Title(s):
Concepts and controversies in modern medicine
Contributor(s):
Masserman, Jules H. (Jules Homan), 1905-1994
Szasz, Thomas, 1920-2012
Visotsky, Harold M.
United States. Public Health Service.
National Medical Audiovisual Center.
Publication:
[Bethesda, MD] : The Center, 1969
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Commitment of Mentally Ill
Dangerous Behavior
Ethics, Medical
Psychiatry
Violence
Genre(s):
Instructional Films and Videos
Abstract:
This film presents a panel discussion between Jules H. Masserman, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Northwestern University Medical School, and Thomas S. Szasz, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York. Harold Visotsky, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry at Northwestern University Medical School, acts as moderator. Dr. Masserman contends that there are certain clinical situations in which an individual must be hospitalized against his will for psychiatric reasons, whereas Dr. Szasz contends that psychiatry must be practiced on a purely contractual basis with the patient.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
029 min.
Color:
Black and white
Sound:
Silent
Credits:
Jules H. Masserman, Thomas S. Szasz, Harold Visotsky.
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from National Library of Medicine, National Medical Audiovisual Center.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8601041A (See catalog record)
OCLC no.:
31661150
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Series Title(s):
Concepts and controversies in modern medicine
Contributor(s):
Masserman, Jules H. (Jules Homan), 1905-1994
Szasz, Thomas, 1920-2012
Visotsky, Harold M.
United States. Public Health Service.
National Medical Audiovisual Center.
Publication:
[Bethesda, MD] : The Center, 1969
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Commitment of Mentally Ill
Dangerous Behavior
Ethics, Medical
Psychiatry
Violence
Genre(s):
Instructional Films and Videos
Abstract:
This film presents a panel discussion between Jules H. Masserman, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Northwestern University Medical School, and Thomas S. Szasz, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York. Harold Visotsky, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry at Northwestern University Medical School, acts as moderator. Dr. Masserman contends that there are certain clinical situations in which an individual must be hospitalized against his will for psychiatric reasons, whereas Dr. Szasz contends that psychiatry must be practiced on a purely contractual basis with the patient.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
029 min.
Color:
Black and white
Sound:
Silent
Credits:
Jules H. Masserman, Thomas S. Szasz, Harold Visotsky.
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from National Library of Medicine, National Medical Audiovisual Center.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8601041A (See catalog record)
OCLC no.:
31661150