True change or return to the past? The evolution of psychiatric care in Italy

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Liliana Lorettu


mental health system, community care, psychiatric reform, Italy, Reform law 180, Mental health,


The psychiatric care in Italy has undergone radical changes over time, passing from a custodialist form, that of the 1904 law, to a community psychiatric care suggested by the law 180. However, in recent years there has been a further change in which old formulas of custodialism and control of the mentally ill are re-proposed.

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