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    Classifying Business The person I decided to focus on is my mother Cheri who works as RN (Registered Nurse) at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital. One way businesses can be categorized is by whether they’re profit or non-profit. If the business is for profit the only goal is to make money. Profit comes from the money left over after the expenses are paid (Revenue-Expenses=Profit). On the other hand the goal of non-profit business is not to make profit but simply break even while providing products or services to the community for free. The Brockville Psych is non-profit since they provide both products and services to people for free using money given by the government. The hospitals goal is to cure or treat patients suffering from mental…

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    Throughout David’s journal entries, he outlines events of abused and discrimination against the patients at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital. From a Mad Studies perspective, these entries solidify the contextualization of mad experiences through social exclusion and a structural lens. Early on in the journal excerpt David looses consciousness and overhears a hospital worker say, “'You'd better watch this one--suicidal." followed by laughter. The insensitivity to emotional distress can lead…

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    D.L Rosenhan discusses a series of experiments that he participated in involving psychiatric institutions and the effects of misdiagnoses of psychological disorders on the patients admitted to the hospitals. He sought to find out the validity of diagnoses and if insanity is in patients themselves or is caused by the environment they are in. Rosenhan’s research proved that the labels associated with mental illness, particularly schizophrenia, have a significant impact on the way patients are…

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    syndrome or disorder. These treatments are evidence-based practices, have an immediate effect on individual and have a high impact. There is also criticism in the mental health field that suggests that the medial model is reductionist. It does not take into account the whole person and at times may be inaccurate in diagnosing the client. The medical model views the baseline to be a “normal” person. If someone does not reach that standard, then they are viewed as “abnormal.” It lacks the ability…

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    Coming from a Mexican family and a single mother, I can say we do not really believe in mental illness problems until my problem started. Like a mother that I am, I decide to seek for some help. It is never too late to look for help, but if you see this same problem do not ignored it as I did. However, after my scene I decide to go to an urgent care but did not work. The next morning I went to see a doctor but my thought was just getting worse and worse. I decide to go back to a regular hospital…

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    whereby patients were committed to psychiatric hospitals on the order of two magistrates (subsequently Peace Commissioners) was repealed and the Mental Treatment Act 1945 set out the procedures for the admission of both voluntary patients and involuntary patients, other than mentally disordered persons charged with criminal offences and Wards of Court. The Mental Treatment Act 1945 specified two main classes of patients received in psychiatric care -- the voluntary and the non-voluntary…

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    REFLECTION PAPER I Mathari Hospital was established in 1904 as a smallpox isolation centre, later it became known as the lunatic Asylum. In 1924, it was renamed Mathari Mental Hospital, later the name was changed to Mathari Hospital in 1964, currently it is called Mathari Teaching and Referral Hospital. Mathari Hospital is Kenya’s sole National referral and teaching psychiatric Hospital Olwendo, W. M., (2015), it offer services to those suffering from a wide range of psychiatric disorders. In…

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    in the country in this field. In few existed studies in mental health in Vietnam, the researchers present a fact that most Vietnamese people have limited perception of mental health, which leads to stigma and discrimination toward people having mental health problems. Those stigma and discrimination sometimes are articulated not only in community but also in family. People with depressive symptoms often feel un-comfortable to seek help and take part in treatment program frequently. Therefore,…

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    Our prisons are expanding each year rather than the mental health hospital that would treat mentally ill people. Lack of proper care and treatment, lack of social support pushes mentally ill into the prison system. Other than the shortage of psychiatric beds, mentally ill individuals enter the criminal justice system due to lack of interaction between them and law enforcement persons. When mentally ill is not manageable we place them into the prison. Moreover, the jails are to protect the…

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    Rosenhan Study Summary

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    The Rosenhan Study showed how psychiatric hospitals could not differentiate between actually sick, insane patients from patients who were faking the symptoms and completely sane. Many people have been suspicious of the pharmaceutical industry and believe they will lie and manipulate the public. There are select minorities that believe that many diseases could be cured, but the treatment has not been made public due to the damage it would do to the pharmaceutical industry. In Rosenhan’s study,…

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