Title

Personal networks of ex-mental patients in a Manhattan SRO hotel.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Jay Sokolovsky

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1978

Date Issued

1978-01-01

Date Available

2014-06-30

ISSN

0018-7259

Abstract

Excerpt: “This paper describes the results and implications of the first systematic investigation of the social organization of ex-patients, clinically labelled as schizophrenic, who are residing in a large Manhattan Single Room Occupancy (SRO) hotel. In doing this, we have focused on the structure of this population's personal networks in order to: (1) Delineate the morphological characteristics of individual networks (viz., size, content, directionality, density) and their relationship to psychiatric diagnosis. (2) Determine whether the structure of the network matrix can serve as a predictive index of subsequent community performance (i.e., necessity for rehospitalization).” (p.4)

Comments

Excerpt only. Full-text article is available through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Human Organization, 37(1), 4-15. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.

Language

en_US

Publisher

Society for Applied Anthropology

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.