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    anti-psychotic drugs, and therapy were used and many psychiatric hospitals were established. The “rest cure” was criticized by female writers as it required patients to give complete control to their physicians. Major developments in mental illness treatments have occurred in the past centuries, improving the quality of care patients receive. Around 400 B.C.E., the physician Hippocrates began to treat mental illnesses…

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    mentally ill are forced to pay for their medications: which most are unable to do. However, overall the treatment plans for mentally ill in most jails are largely unhelpful. Although medications help repress their illness, solitary confinement worsens psychiatric symptoms and can lead to “self-mutilation and suicide attempts” (Stephy 2). Due to the instability of a severely mentally ill person’s mind, they do not learn the punishment behind solitary confinement like sane minded people. Jail does…

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    cognitive thinking, people who suffer from mental illnesses exhibit seemingly abnormal behaviors that are different from societal norms. As a result, close relatives or authorities often send people suffering from mental conditions to mental hospitals, asylums, or psychiatric wards to heal. However, in the past, some of these patients suffered abuse under the hands of the authorities…

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    (Tracy, 2015). We need to find a way to bring doctors to those who need the help. If that means more funding needs to be allocated to the front-line, our police officers, who are the first on scene and can help direct persons with mental illness to psychiatric help, then it should be given. Ultimately the biggest problem is the unwillingness from society and medical professionals to recognize…

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    The Returned Analysis

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    manner of thinking. In fact, the United States still has failed to provide the services that mentally ill people need and the Medicare law is injustice against those with a mental illness(Szabo). There has not been treatment provided in community, hospitals, crowded state and local jails which has left many untreated mentally ill patients on the streets(Szabo). There is a strong relationship between stigma and normality because normality in society is what’s desirable in terms of being liked and…

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    Administration hospitals for continued care. In the early 1900s (World Wars I and II era) “talking” therapies became very popular. Psychiatrists would explain the effects of stress on the mind and body. They would attempt to interpret and explain the thoughts, feelings, and emotions of the person with mental illness. If talking therapy did not relieve the symptoms of the mental illness, the individuals would be sent to either a mental hospital or a psychiatric unit of a medical hospital. The…

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    and Mesopotamian ages. And throughout the years many things have changed. Many right movements for the mentally ill have been made, along with many different Act’s have been ruled, and a large hand full of associations have been made to support psychiatric patients. Many people have changed their opinions on the mentally ill because they’ve finally opened their eyes to what people have to suffer through. People have been trying to treat mental illnesses since 5000 BCE. People once upon a time…

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    Issues regarding Mental Institutions and Asylums People who are mentally ill are stigmatized as being dangerous, unpredictable and crazy. However, this is only a misconception. Once the mentally ill receive proper care and treatment for their illnesses, the road to recovery is not as difficult as it seems. Sylvia Plath, the award winning author of The Bell Jar, has been personally affected by mental illness, specifically suicidal depression. This illness has sadly caused Plath to take her own…

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    Rose spent the next 10 years in and out of mental hospitals switching from time to time due to her therapist. The worst family therapist Rose has ever received was Mr. Walker. As he would read Rose’s file in front of the family, Rose would oddly and slowly start massaging her breasts. This gave Mr. Walker…

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    Having an altered perception of the world, Ken Kesey created the captivating novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. In his novel Kesey has constructed a world within a psychiatric ward, which becomes a microcosm of society. In this world the assumed deaf and dumb Chief Bromden, and other timid patients are heavily controlled by Nurse Ratched, an authority apart of the powerful and dehumanising combine. Through figurative language, foreshadowing and motifs readers are warned about the influence…

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