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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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,…

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    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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    From 2006 to 2010 a total of 52 crash related deaths out of 93 were related to alcohol use (Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 2014). Reports from 2012 reveal 26% of Brown County adults drink excessively, which is higher than the state average and extremely higher than the national average of 8% (Aurora BayCare Medical Center, 2015). Since 2000, alcohol abuse and dependence has been higher than the national rankings. Binge drinking continues escalating with women of childbearing age at…

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