The Mental hospital volunteer: someone who cares

United States, 1955

Film
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Depicts the role and influence of the mental hospital volunteer in the lives of hospitalised mental patients. Describes some of the undesirable conditions in mental hospitals, the needs of mental patients, the varied activities of a volunteer program, and the process of orienting and training new volunteers.

Credits

production company

Indiana University. Audio Visual Center

Duration

00:22:08:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28712

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Volunteer workers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Institutional care - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Patient care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychiatric hospital care

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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