General Practice Of Psychiatric Institution

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General Practice of Psychiatric Institution Abstract This research is based on general practice in the psychiatric institutions. It involves a qualitative research method that that uses three peer-reviewed journal article containing information about the scope of psychiatry, emerging issues in accommodating patients and highlight on medication of mental illness. Mental illness is a prevalent disease in the United States and receives a lot of attention. Psychiatric institution that involves in the treatment includes hospitals, schools, community-based care centers and juvenile facilities. Findings of the study indicate that mental illness is on the rise. The federal government should streamline policy issues and increase the budgetary allocation towards psychiatric institution. Contentious issues regarding on the assessment and qualification of mentally ill to seek medication should be addressed. Key Words: Mental disorders, Psychiatric institution, deinstitutionalization, Hospitals, Community-based Care. Introduction Psychiatric problems are prevalent in United States and internationally. Multiple researches indicate that one out of four people in the United States suffer from one or more mental disorders. A study by National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R) conducted between 2004 and 2009 indicated that 22.8% of the population suffer from a diagnosable psychiatric disorder every year (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Studies also indicate that the
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