Psychiatric hospital Essays

  • Psychiatric Hospitals and Restrain and Seclusion

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    Every school, psychiatric unit should always make an effort to prevent the need for restraint and seclusion. Everyone has their own opinion on how they feel about these two issues and what the laws should be set on. School policies on seclusion and restraint will always differ from the psychiatric unit’s policy since they are two different environments and may deal with different clientele. There have been many laws that have been set and also changed throughout the years regarding how you should

  • Building of the six psychiatric hospitals in Northern Ireland was completed by 1898

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    ‘Out of sight and out of mind’ was certainly the approach taken to mental health before the late 20th century. There are six psychiatric hospitals in Northern Ireland, St. Luke’s, Armagh (1825); Purdysburn/KHCP Belfast (1829); Gransha, Derry (1829); T&F, Omagh (1853); Downshire, Downpatrick (1869); and Holywell, Antrim (1898), all still open and operating psychiatric hospitals. Mental health policy has developed comprehensively since the 19th century and change is still ongoing however it is still

  • Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital: A Short Story

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    The clock struck 10 pm in Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in 1952. Screams started filling the building, patients were being tortured while others sat in their rooms slowly losing their minds. Then there were Heather and Arthur, the couple. Arthur was admitted because he had social anxiety and Heather was in there because she had depression. They both knew that they weren’t supposed to be in there, half of these people aren’t even supposed to be in there. Arthur knew that if they didn’t leave

  • Psychiatric Hospital Environmental Analysis

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    Conducting an Environmental Assessment of a Psychiatric Hospital In general, an environmental assessment is a strategic process used to identify the external and internal elements that will affect an organization’s performance, something that was not really required for the healthcare industry in the past. However the changing landscape of the healthcare delivery system in the United States (US), with its overly complicated structures, has made environmental assessments an absolute necessity for

  • Child Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital

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    Early on during my undergraduate studies I acted as an intern at Yale’s Child Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital. Although most of my days were quite enjoyable, there were days when my heart broke for the youth that I was working with on a day-to-day basis. This particular psychiatric hospital was designed for children under the age of 15 who were experiencing emotional distress regularly and could not cope with every day struggles that others could handle more appropriately. Most of these children were

  • Deinstitutionalization Consequences

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    Deinstitutionalization Deinstitutionalization can be defined in so many ways. The common definition of deinstitutionalization “in sociology, a movement that advocates the transfer of mentally disables people from public or private institutions such as psychiatric hospital back to their families or into community base homes.” (Jacques-stiker, 2016). While concentrated on the mentally ill, deinstitutionalization may also be describe similar transfers involving prisoners, the developmentally disables or other individual

  • Pros And Cons Of Psychiatric Asylums

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    Should the U.S Bring Back Psychiatric Wards?        For many, the statement  “psychiatric asylum” conjures up  disturbing images such as painful procedures  and restrained patients, the creepy facility in the movie Shutter Island, the cruel Nurse Ratched from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. But that image may be outdated.  Psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals and mental asylums, are hospitals or wards specializing in the treatment of serious psychiatric diseases, such as clinical

  • On Being Sane In Insane Places Summary

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    Gareth Rees 'On being sane in insane places' is a study by David Rosenhan in 1973 which attempted to test the reliability of psychiatric diagnoses and the treatment of those in psychiatric hospitals. He tested this by conducting a study in which eight 'sane' people attempted to gain admission into different psychiatric hospitals. They organised psychiatric appointments in which during their interviews they complained of hearing voices repeating the words "empty", "thud" and "hollow". Seven

  • Involuntary Treatment Case Study

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    In a government study a psychiatric specialist said it might be carried out through a conversation with the physician saying, “I am worried about you, and so I am considering whether to order involuntary treatment if you do not agree to be admitted voluntarily (Medscape).” In a 2005

  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Psychological Analysis

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    perfectly healthy mind. His minimal interaction with a supervising doctor reveals the complicated attitude the film takes towards mental illness. Throughout the film, the mental state of McMurphy continues to be questioned as he rebellion escalates with hospital authorities. Similarly, in a Girl, Interrupted directed by James Mangold, a conclusion is made upon Susanna Kaysen after she is interviewed for only 20 minutes. These 20 minutes resulted in her stay in a mental asylum for two years. She finds herself

  • Myths and Facts About Mental Health

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    barrier in the care of mentally ill people. It is noted that in general public of every third individual defines or limits the mental health as health of mad (pagaloon ki sehat) is common stereotype in Pakistan hinders the care or treatment of psychiatric patient. But the fact is that mental health is essential component of human being. Mental illness can happen to any individual who have neuro-biochemical changes and it has proper treatment and care. According to Word Health Organization (2013 “mental

  • Mentally Ill Inmates

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    lead to an escalation of an inmate’s illness. Society has failed to provide enough social resources for citizens suffering from psychiatric illnesses in its community, transferring mentally unstable individuals between mental institutions and jails, when in fact adequate aid such as providing proper medication, rehabilitation opportunities, and more psychiatric hospitals in communities is a necessity to reconstitute these individuals. Many times people with an untreated mental illness behave in an

  • Analysis Of Mentally Ill People Who Commit Crimes

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    Jon De Morales, director of California 's Atascadero State Hospital, said, "There are criminals who happen to exhibit symptoms of a mental disorder, [and] there are mentally ill people who happen to have committed crimes. They all end up in the same place". Today thousands of individuals are unable to pursue a life after treatment due to society 's views on mental illness. Our society is unaware by the troubling facts about mental illness and are incapable to accept individuals who are mentally ill

  • Homeless in America

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    Homeless in America Homelessness affects millions of Americans each year, with approximately one third of this population suffering from severe mental disorders. In Las Cruces we have a number of homeless people that have a mental disorder. Las Cruces does not provide the homeless mentally ill with sufficient services. it is necessary to provide them with support, protection, treatment, and rehabilitation. Although surveys have been conducted defending that mental illness does cause homelessness

  • Film Review Of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

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    public into the thoughts of the film director. In the case of One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, we should evaluate the effectiveness of the movie to quicken transformations in the psychiatric field. In the first place, we must note that the movie is efficient in giving voice to a concealed environment: The psychiatric hospital is not a place most people know well in the 1970s, and most of the public's knowledge on it has arised from watching movies like One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. As one Telegraph

  • Deinstitutionalization Essay

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    nineteenth century the United States had established hospitals to house and care for the chronically ill and mentally ill. Several individual states assumed responsibility for mental hospitals in the 1980’s. At the beginning of the twentieth-century mental health treatments proved to have limited efficacy. Many of these patients received custodial care in state hospitals. New psychiatric medications were developed and introduced into state mental hospitals in 1955 as a result of the National Institutes

  • Essay On Civil Commitment

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    danger to himself or herself or others while suffering from a mental illness, when he or she are gravely disabled, or when he or she is unable to meet his or her basic needs” (p. 1). The term “emergency commitment” refers to a detention in a psychiatric hospital that usually lasts between 48 and 72 hours. According to the authors, the standard for an emergency commitment is having “probable cause to believe that without inpatient mental health intervention and treatment the person would pose a serious

  • Individuals with Mental Disorders

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    Mental illness is any disease of the mind and also the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems that are serious enough to require psychiatric intervention. People with different mental disorders are given different kinds of medical care, given different treatment by everyday people, and are put into hospitals which is like “living in hell.” (NY Daily News). Today, people with different mental disorders are given various kinds of medical care. It requires continuous treatment

  • Forced Treatment of the Mentally Ill

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    June 2003: 3-4. Student Resources in Context. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "Fried Brains". Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. Law Project for Psychiatric Rights, 23 Oct. 2013. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. “A Week in Hell”. Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. Law Project for Psychiatric Rights, 23 Oct. 2013. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "Law Project for Psychiatric Rights." Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. Law Project For Psychiatric Rights, 16 Jan. 2014. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. Nowak, Rachel. “Should Treatment be Forced on Mentally

  • Analysis Of Mass Shootings And A Mental-Health Disgrace

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    help those individuals who have mental disabilities get the help that they need before their disabilities get any worse. In today’s world, people with a mental illness get sent to prison if they do something wrong instead of getting sent to a psychiatric hospital where they belong. I think this