Publications

The making of a mental patient

Some factors in identifying and defining mental illness / D. Mechanic — The psychological meaning of mental illness in the family / Marian R. Yarrow … [et al.] — Police discretion in emergency apprehension of mentally ill persons / E. Bittner — The “last straw” : the decisive incident resulting in the request for hospitalization in 100 schizophrenic patients / Kathleen Smith, Muriel W. Pumphrey, and J.C. Hall — Rejection : a possible consequence of seeking help for mental disorders / D.L. Phillips — The societal reaction to deviance : ascriptive elements in the psychiatric screening of mental patients in a midwestern state / T.J. Scheff — County lunacy commission hearings : some observations of commitments to a state mental hospital / Dorothy Miller and M. Schwartz — The effect of legal counsel on admissions to a state mental hospital : a confrontation of professions — The moral career of the mental patient / E. Goffman — On posing as mental patients : reminiscnmeces and recommendations / A.R. Goldman, R.H. Bohr, and T.A. Steinberg — Determinants of the decision for psychiatric hospitalization / W.M. Mendel and S. Rapport — Decision rules, types of error and their consequences in medical diagnosis / T.J. Scheff — Suggestion effects in psychiatric diagnosis / M.K. Temerlin — Controlling outcomes through impression management : an experimental study of the manipulative tactics of mental patients / B.M. Braginsky, M. Grosse, and K. Ring — Scizophrenia patients in the psychotic interview : an experimental study of their effectiveness at manipulation / B.M. Braginsky and Dorthea D. Braginsky — The case for impression management in schizophrenia : another look / R.H. Price — Some explanations of the changing appearance of psychotic patients / J. Zusman — The chronic mental patient : current status, future directions / G.L. Paul — Social consequences of mental illness / R.E. Lamy — The influence of perceived mental illness on interpersonal relations / A. Farina and K. Ring — Effects of stgma on reemployment of ex-mental patients / D. Miller and W.H. Dawson.