The Psychiatric Consultant in a Tuberculosis Hospital

By Rae Bennett

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, December 1951

The author discusses the experience of her institution, the Winfield Tuberculosis Service, a hospital in Chicago, with the integration of a psychiatric consultant into the hospital's general services. She details the teamwork undertaken by psychiatrist, social worker and doctor alike in providing treatment to the "whole person", providing several case examples. The author concludes that psychiatric care can be helpful to all patients, in all phases of illness.

Topic: Social Work, Psychology/Psychiatry, Health and Healing, Counseling

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Aptekar, Herbert H.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 28/No. 2

Page Number(s): 187-190

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Chicago, Illinois , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Bennett, Rae. The Psychiatric Consultant in a Tuberculosis Hospital. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. December 1951: 187-190. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6043


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