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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Acute Care

    While there are disadvantages to programs there are always advantages as well. “The advantages of acute care psychiatric units in prisons include creating a therapeutic milieu consistent with the correctional mission; safe and proper implementation of specialized treatments, such as involuntary medication administration consistent with Washington v. Harper criteria for the gravely disabled offender who is noncompliant; and proper implementation of therapeutic restraints and seclusion” (Daniel, 2007). This program includes acute care and it is safe for the offenders to attend. The treatment is great and the assistance offenders get is beyond imaginable. Imagine walking into a facility and you have no idea where to turn. You get referred to a program that not only helps you with reintegrating back into society, but also keeps you on a straight path to success while you are in the program and after you get discharged. Also, with every program or treatment there is always a vision along with core values that make the…

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  • Total Institution Essay

    through treatments. This shift in belief lead to psychiatric facilities that provided long-term care of those with mental illnesses. These facilities were problematic because they intended to cure and treat those with mental illness but the institution prevented its patients from…

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  • 1970's Deinstitutionalization Movement

    Some consequences included a lack of cohesiveness among community agencies in terms of treatment for individuals. Some communities lacked resources and funding. Several of these communities were unable to treat the huge volume of individuals released from hospitals (Lamb, Weinberger, & Gross, 2004). Other community resources did not offer the right treatment for individuals with dual diagnosis. After being released in the community, many individuals had trouble obtaining treatment (Lamb,…

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  • Locking In Jails

    as schizophrenia, paranoia, and depression even truly exist or people make up false symptoms to gain attention or get prescription medications. With a lack of mental institutions for people to get help, the illness can cause outbursts of negative behavior which can lead to criminal acts. Jail time can only help those who are mentally ill for so long, because sentences can be a short amount of time or be released due to crowding in the system. The best solution to contain criminals with mental…

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  • Mild-To-Moderate Disorders: A Case Study

    studies, evaluating treatment models, have shed consistent evidence that treating common mental disorders (such as depression or anxiety) in primary care settings is more effective approach compared to the prevailing mode of delivering treatment through specialist facilities in psychiatric hospitals. It is suggested that an integrated care model, in which primary care physicians working in joint collaboration with psychiatrists and trained hospital staff, can lead to better patient…

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  • The Crucible, Darkness Visible By William Styron's The Tell-Tale Heart

    This semester was chockfull of novels that surprised me. The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Darkness Visible by William Styron, and The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath being just a few examples. Although there were numerous readings that surprised me there were specifically two readings that left me completely stunned after reading them. The two readings that left me utterly shocked after reading them were One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey and “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe. The novel…

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  • Illnesses In Homelessness

    of many mentally ill homeless individuals. In New York City, almost 1000 mentally ill homeless men were interview and they reported that they had either been assaulted, robbed, threatened, or injured with a broken bone (7). The same study found that almost two thirds of homeless women with schizophrenia have reported to being raped or sexually assaulted. Many mentally-ill homeless individuals die each year due to their vulnerability. A study conducted by the Hospital and Community Psychiatry…

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  • Psychopathic Deviance Study

    We have a Code 4: The MMPI-2 as a Predictor of Violence among Sexually Violent Predators Introduction The release rate of sexually violent predators (SVPs) from psychiatric hospitals is extremely low; it is almost nonexistent. The ongoing controversy of civil commitment laws among SVPs indicates a need for further research in the areas of diagnosis, treatment, and policy. This paper looks at the violent behavior of sexually violent predators and attempts to identify personality traits measured…

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  • Mentally Ill Criminals Should Be Executed Essay

    from a mental illness are more vulnerable or sensitive to the pressure from the police. For instance, a mentally ill person being interrogated by the police are more likely to falsely confess to actions that they did not even understand. Studies also show that individuals who are mentally ill have difficulty understanding the Miranda rights against self- incrimination. Therefore, not only will they falsely confess, but they will most likely abandon or waive their rights. “Mental health…

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  • Arsonist Case Study

    Psychological behavior in arsonists Arson is a crime that occurs worldwide, it has an immense impact on the victims and the community the arson takes place in. Arson leads to major financial damage, serious injury, or even death. In many cases in attempting to link psychiatric abnormalities to the arsonists have been focused on sexual motivation for firesetting. This psychiatric flaw has been linked to urination, homosexuality and cruelty to animals in the childhoods of firesetters have all…

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