Psychiatric hospital Essays

  • Greystone Parks Psychiatric Hospital Case Study

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    Origins of this Facility: In Morris Plains New Jersey the “Greystone Parks Psychiatric Hospital” is located. This facility goes as far back as 1876 in which this facility was operated from an older building and under different circumstances. Never-the-less this facility became over crowed, housing 7000 consumers and employing 14 000 staff members. During this period, patients were free to walk around the facility and patients who were in the “backward wards” were more symptomatic. This is where

  • Psychiatric Hospital Case Study

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    Towards Healing Environment for the Inpatient Unit in Psychiatric Hospital Dr. Mustafa Galal Ramadan Associate Professor, Architecture department, Misr High Institute of Engineering & Technology, Mansoura, Egypt College of Architectural Engineering & digital design, Dar Al Uloom University, Riyadh, KSA Abstract: The internal environment of the psychiatric hospitals design is considered one of the most complex types of design processes that the architect deals with and the most difficult. The difficulties

  • Craig Gilner Character Analysis

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    but also figuring out who he desires to be. Consequently, you’ll soon detect that Craig has an unexplainable strength that he doesn’t think he has till later through his journeys through a psychiatric hospital. In this journal I will be evaluating the person that is Craig Gilner, visualizing the psychiatric hospital he sojourns in, and predicting what choice he will compose when it comes to his life. To begin, Craig is exceedingly strong; even if he doesn’t believe he is in the story, he is as strong

  • Offenders In Prisons

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    the problems where they can not get treatment or enough treatment in prisons and then the attitudes of some of the officers and other inmates. Of 132 suicide attempts in the Washington county jail 77% of the individuals who attempted had chronic psychiatric problems and American prisons and jails housed an estimated 356,268 inmates with several mental illnesses in 2012. The mentally ill inmates that get sent to jail are sent to their own wing in the prison where they and other mentally ill inmates

  • Toronto Police Report

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    to solve problems over the long term. For example, a man in crisis is brought back to a hospital by the Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT), only days after he had been discharged from two weeks of hospital treatment. The Mental Health Act policy prohibits psychiatric facilities from holding people against their will unless a strict set of requirements are met. Having this in the Mental Health Act, hospitals become a revolving door for mental health treatment: they respond and help, but often do

  • Ethical Issues In Patient Care

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    disability, such as the case of Joyce Brown. The use of involuntary psychiatric commitment for an individual – although a justifiable act to a physician due to the principle of utility stating the need to help the most people for the best outcome – should not deny a patient’s right to autonomy, especially at the cost of non-maleficence. The United States has changed the ways in which a person is assessed and put into psychiatric treatment against their will by the judgement of the physician. There

  • Mental Health Care Policy Analysis

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    variety of antipsychotic drugs (Garcia, 2010). In addition to reform the asylum-based mental health care system and move toward community-oriented care, based on the belief that psychiatric patients would have a higher quality of life if treated in their communities rather than in large, unformed, and isolated mental hospitals(Karger, & Stoesz,

  • Decriminalization In Hospital

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    The movement towards deinstitutionalization has shown a significant shift away from psychiatric hospitals to community health centers; with the result being better management of mental health conditions and more fulfillment for many patients. Though this process has at times been fraught with controversy and has not taken a linear path, overall, major improvements have been made in the way mental health is viewed and treated in the United States. Prior to the modern mental health system we all

  • Mental Illness In Prisons

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    inmate who has committed a crime was properly examined for mental illness the ratio of inmates to mental health patients would even out. There are more jails and prisons in the world than there are mental health facilities. By 2002 forty state mental hospitals have closed during the past decade while more than 400 new prisons have been opened (Gainsborough 6). How is our society supposed to continue to advance if instead of helping one another we just lock them up in a prison? So, let’s play this out,

  • Mentally Ill In Prison Analysis

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    Liz Szabo and Rick Jervis, the answer is severe mental illness (“Mental Illness: the Cost”; “Mental Disorders Strand Thousands”). The government has steadily been cutting the budget for mental health care for many years, closing down state mental hospitals and leaving community-based treatment programs starved for funds. As a result, many mentally ill people end up incarcerated or homeless. Most of these people are being punished for symptoms that they can not control. Rather than neglecting the mentally

  • Boston State Hospital Case Study

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    policies allegedly followed at the May and Austin Units of the Boston State Hospital (Hospital), a state institution for the mentally ill. The named plaintiffs, all either voluntary or involuntary patients at one time or another at these facilities, seek injunctive relief for the class,[1] and award of money damages for themselves. Plaintiffs' basic grievance is that the defendants, all of whom have served on the Hospital staff, maintained policies of forced medication and involuntary seclusion in

  • How Does George Kill Lennie Unjust

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    In what instances is murder acceptable? Though controversial and very case-specific, murder seems like it is decidedly unjustifiable. In nature, the word itself sounds very bitter, as the action is often driven from basic human emotion rather than morals that are taught and generally accepted. However, there are some cases where murder defies its dark and grim nature to become something potentially helpful for the safety of others, like when George killed Lennie at the end of Of Mice and Men by John

  • Empowerment In Health Care

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    skill from nurses whom had done the plans for discharge. Lorig et al. (2009) had agreed that, the concept of empowering patient in self management is crucial. Thus nurses need to have planed discharged for patients as the care does not ends in the hospital, it should continue

  • Conflict In Anne Frank's The Boy In The Striped Pajamas

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    There are several ways that people can react to conflicts. There are many people that react to conflict by being seemingly paralyzed by their current situation, but there are also many who face their conflicts by acting hopeful and search for successful solutions to the conflicts that they face. By facing a problem with optimism, people can often find ways to solve their problems. There are several people who act nervous during difficult situations and often do not find ways to clearly think of

  • Expressive Therapy: Integrative Therapy

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    “Therapy (psychotherapy) is the process of working with a licensed therapist to develop positive thinking and coping skills to treat mental health issues such as mental illness and trauma.” Psychological therapies can generally fall into some of these categories: behavioral therapies, which concentrate on behavior; humanistic therapies, which concentrate on self-improvement; arts therapies, which use creative arts within the therapeutic process. Some psychologists use a form of "integrative" therapy

  • Inequality In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

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    powerful weapons that the humans have: manipulation and fear. In the 19th Century many of the people who didn 't "fit" the standards of normality according to the society, were sent to an evaluation to determine if they were mentally ill. Then in the hospital Nurse Ratched used the patient 's insecurities to attack them, therefore they felt ashamed and depressed with themselves. In part II of the book, we discover that most of the acutes were in the institution as volunteers, McMurphy yells at them

  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest By Ken Kesey

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    war. The book, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s nest is about a mental ward that just received a new patient, Randle McMurphy, who was previously at a work farm for many crimes committed. McMurphy thought it would be more comfortable for him in a mental hospital. He was quite wrong, the woman in charge of his unit, Nurse Ratched, was very hard on her patents using abuse, medication, and electroshock therapy to keep her patients in fear of her and the outside world. These two are accustomed of being the top

  • Themes In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

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    A fight of many against an unjust institution, such is the premise of Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. In the novel One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest we are thrust into the perspective of a native American chief, Bromden, as he lives his life in a mental ward when a new inmate, McMurphy, changes the entire scene against the hellish life they live under the ward’s controller, Nurse Ratched. Milos Forman’s movie adaptation of the book portrays the story in a completely different way; one

  • One That Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Character Analysis

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    lobotomies to electroshock therapy, anything is fair game when it comes to treating those deemed as mentally ill. Bromden, the protagonist in One That Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, views the society he lives in as one that is brutal and oppressive. The hospital he lives in is seen as a ‘mechanic’s shop’ for those that don’t fit right in with the rest of society; a prison for displaced souls. He believes that those that

  • Cultural Influence Of Culture On Mental Illness

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    There are those who take mental illnesses seriously and those who do not. Mental illness does not have a set definition and its importance is widely varied. Sometimes, the way that people from certain cultures, different socioeconomic statuses, and different educational backgrounds view mental illness or mental illnesses in general can affect the way that one individual sees their own symptoms of mental illness and others who are mentally ill. In histories past, mental illness was looked at much