Maori health institutions



"The effects of deinstitutionalisation have been recognised as a priority for action in the mental health field. Having concluded that many large institutions for the treatment of the mentally ill were not conducive to good health, treatment within the community was advocated inmost Western countries from 1960 onwards."

Table of contents

Maori mental health; Cultural change; Land as a basis for mental health; Family integrity and mental health; Language and mental health; The marae; Mental health professionals and Maori health; References.



Primary author: Durie, M.H

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: M H Durie

Publication format: Speech

Publication date: June 1985

Publication place: Palmerston North

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: Filing Cabinet 2 – Health – Maori

Misc. notes: Presented to Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand Conference, Wellington, June 1985

Content type: History, Recommendations

Sector: Health

Informal group: Māori, Pākehā

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

General related topics: Colonisation, Equity/justice/fairness

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture