Year: 1989 Source: Journal of American College Health, v.38, no.1, (July 1989), p.15-20 SIEC No: 19900168

Examines traditional biases about the nature of mental illness & the academic environment & discusses models of cognitive & emotional functioning that challenge the assummption that separating seriously disturbed students from the classroom is in the students’ best interests. A comprehensive range of services can serve to create an environment responsive to & supportive of the student in distress, leading to significant educational benefits for both student & institution. (21 ref)