Social psychiatry has been particularly associated with the development of therapeutic communities, and to highlight the effect of socioeconomic factors on mental illness. Social psychiatry was the predominant type of psychiatry for times of the twentieth century however is at present less noticeable than biopsychiatry. Social psychiatry combines a medical training and perspective with fields such as social anthropology, social psychology, cultural psychiatry, sociology and other disciplines relating to mental distress and disorder.
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Last date updated on June, 2014