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Resurrecting the person : friendship and the care of people with mental health problems

Author: John Swinton
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Swinton
ISBN: 0687082285 9780687082285
OCLC Number: 44701851
Description: 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Friendship and liberation --
Community and friendship : the church as a liberating community --
Setting the context : deinstitutionalization and care in the "community" --
What is schizophrenia? --
Beyond the medical model : schizophrenia as a neurobiological disorder --
Creating nonpersons : the poverty of schizophrenia --
Stories from dark places --
Memory, resurrection, and hope --
Resurrecting the person : friendship, hope, and personhood --
Enabling friendship-in-community : a ministry of introduction, education, and enablement --
Creating a context for care : understanding and overcoming congregational resistance --
Caring for the carers : creating a hopeful future --
From "mental patient" to person-in-relation.
Responsibility: John Swinton.
Local System Bib Number:
166436
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