The psychiatric institution remains anchored in the collective memory as this closed space, outside the city and, in which are retained the actors who, by the mental disorders from which they are affected, threaten the functioning of the organization. social. It is the object of mediatization almost exclusively when the treatment of the current events requires it (various facts, social conflicts, etc.). At the time of demand social support is stronger, it gives in to the injunction modeme to communicate. It will be a question of understanding how institutional silence which nevertheless produces mediatized and social stereotypes, we move on to the emergence of an unfamiliar universe of this practice.

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