Obituaries

Donal Felix Mary Early

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7459.234-a (Published 22 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:234

Psychiatrist who became the doyen of the industrial rehabilitation movement

In postwar Britain institutionalisation was a major problem in all mental hospitals. Many longstay patients were unemployed or working for pocket money in the various hospital departments. New treatments improved prognosis but without proper employment discharge was impossible. …

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